London Gazette

 

New By-Law Makes Fog Signals Compulsory in London

December 24, 1885 ·

Under London’s new Conservancy By-laws relating to every steam vessel, when the steam is up, and vessel is under way, shall in all cases of fog use as a signal a steam whistle, which shall be sounded at least every three minutes.

(a) Airships when under way shall in like manner use a fog horn. (b) When at anchor all vessels shall in like manner use a bell.

The penalty for breach of these by-laws is a sum not exceeding £5.

In categories:
Newer Post

Fog Shuts Britain Down

A nationwide shutdown was declared last night as the government tried to stem the number of deaths and rise in the people contracting respiratory conditions brought on by the 'pea-souper' fog covering the country. More than 3000 people are reported…
Read
Older Post

Chan Ranbir: "There's Nothing To Fear!"

Development of  the Clockwork Project will now move at a slower pace, according to Chan Ranbir, Head of Development, at the Department for the Advancement of Sciences. This was his first appearance since the government department closed its London offices…
Read
Random Post

Reader's Letter: The Aesthetics' Point of View

Ladies and Gentlemen, My name is Dr. Mortimer Granville and I am a doctor renowned for the medically treatment of hysteria, a diagnosis of women displaying an array of symptoms including nervousness, insomnia, exhaustion, depression, cramps, and sexual frustration. The…
Read
Random Post

Exiled Govt Scientist Found In Canada

The British Government is developing an air purifcation system, according to exiled scientist, Saccadeus Cartwright. In a recorded address to a Canadian audience, he suggests that work on the Clockwork Project has continued with the Canadian government blessing. Seccadius and other…
Read
Random Post

Special Report: Uneasy Clock Musings

The most perplexing turn of events concerns the overnight return of the Clockwork Project. I can envisage my peers clamoring to get their dirty mitts on these new Clocks this very moment. If reports are to believed, the new units…
Read
Random Post

Science Expo Takes The Road

In other news, the Department for the Advancement of Sciences has announced that the Tomorrow's World... Today! Expo will travel to various events around the country as part of a 'Science Show & Tell'. The first event will take place…
Read

Comment on this

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You might have left one of the fields blank or be posting too quickly.

Thanks for your comment. We appreciate your response. Reload the page to see your comment.

Please wait a while before posting your next comment.

You are the first to comment!