In my personal library there is a rather tattered and stained, leather bound book published in 174 I by the British Admiralty and issued to Navy commanders. It is titled, Extracts from the Several Treaties Subsisting Between Great Britain and Other Kingdoms and State; of such Articles and Clauses as Relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of the King of Great Britain's Ships of War,
Rubin, Alfred P.
"Rules of Thumb for Gut Decisions: International: Law in Emergencies,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 35
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol35/iss2/7