Nautical Flags Definitions

sarelsnyman's version from 2017-04-16 16:00

Section 1

Question Answer
AlfaI have a diver down; keep well clear at slow speed
BravoI am taking in, discharging, or carrying dangerous cargo
CharlieYes, or affirmative
DeltaI am maneuvering with difficulty; keep clear
EchoI am directing my course to starboard
FoxtrotI am disabled; communicate with me. On aircraft carriers: Flight Operations underway
GolfI require a pilot
HotelI have a pilot on board
IndiaI am directing my course to port
JulietI am on fire and have dangerous cargo; keep clear

Section 2

Question Answer
KiloI wish to communicate with you
LimaYou should stop your vessel immediately
MikeMy vessel is stopped; making no way
NovemberNo or negative
OscarMan overboard
PapaAll aboard, vessel is about to proceed to sea
QuebecMy vessel is healthy and request free pratique
RomeoThe way is off my ship

Section 3

Question Answer
SierraI am moving astern
TangoKeep clear; engaged in pair trawling
Uniform You are running into danger
VictorI require assistance
WhiskeyI require medical assistance
XrayStop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals
YankeeI am dragging anchor
ZuluI require a tug

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