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Nautical flags - International Code Flags

Just in case you guys don't have radio and get stuck in the sea with nothing but Nautical Flags... It's also fun to make letters and send your friends Nautical Messages!!! - March 25, 2003

Message for Teachers : You can click on the individual flags to get printable prints of each letter to post them in your classrooms.

INSTRUCTION : Type a short message in the text box and click on "Make a Nautical Flag Card". It will create a personalized card with your words translated to Nautical flags.
AAlpha : diver below (when stationary); I am undergoing a speed trial
BBravo : I am taking on or discharging explosives
CCharlie : affirmative
DDelta : keep clear of me, I am maneuvering with difficulty
EEcho : I am altering my course to starboard
FFoxtrot : I am disabled, communicate with me
GGolf : I require a pilot
HHotel : I have a pilot on board
IIndia : I am altering my course to port
JJuliet : I am going to send a message by semaphore
KKilo : you should stop your vessel instantly
LLima : you should stop, I have something important to communicate
MMike : I have a doctor on board
NNovember : no (negative)
OOscar : man overboard
PPapa : all aboard, vessel is about to proceed sea. (At sea) your lights are out or burning badly
QQuebec : my vessel is healthy and I request free practique
RRomeo : the way is off my ship. You may feel you way past me
SSierra : my engines are going full speed astern
TTango : do not pass ahead of me
UUniform : you are standing into danger
VVictor : require assistance (not in distress)
WWhiskey : I require medical assistance
XX-ray : stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals
YYankee : I am carrying mail
ZZulu : to be used to address or call shore stations


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