Navigational Lights, Continued
Figure 11-7. Special light control panel.
NOTE: The panel position of the switches for the various lights may vary by ship type.
1. Wake Light
The wake light (white) for ships is
installed on the fantail or afterpart of
the ship to illuminate the wake. It is
mounted so that no part of the ship is
illuminated. The fixture is watertight
and of tubular construction. The wake
light, like the running lights, has a two-
filament bulb with a primary and
secondary switch position on the control
Engaged in towing operations
or whenever the wake needs to