Object Class: Light vessel


Acronym: LITVES (P)

Code: 77

Set Attribute_A: *COLOUR; #COLPAT; CONRAD; CONVIS; DATEND; DATSTA; HORACC; HORLEN; HORWID; NATCON; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PEREND; PERSTA; STATUS; VERACC; VERLEN;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; PICREP; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A distinctively marked vessel anchored or moored at a charted point, to serve as an aid to navigation. By night, it displays a characteristic light(s) and is usually equipped with other devices, such as fog signal, submarine sound signal, and radio-beacon, to assist navigation. Also called light ship. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 2828,2829)

References:

INT 1: IP 6;

M-4: 474.1-3; 474.5-6;

Remarks:

The light(s), fog signal etc of a light vessel is a separate object, handled as with buoys, beacons etc.

Distinction: beacon, cardinal; beacon, isolated danger; beacon, lateral; beacon, safe water; beacon special purpose/general; buoy, cardinal; buoy, installation; buoy, isolated danger; buoy, lateral; buoy, safe water; buoy, special purpose/general; light float;