NAT I O N AL COLO R S WORN BT UNITED STATES VESSELS. • • • * -i: * • • ••*••• *••••••* *•••*•■*•* *•••*•*■* UTSr ON JACK. .., 34 Signals to be used only between vessels towing and being towed 35 URGENT AND IMPORTANT SIGNALS.

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T , 47 United States and foreign measures and weights — AVK to BCN 51 List of countries in which the metric system is used 55 Table for converting metrical measures and weights into their equivalents 55 Latitude and longitude — Code Pennant over AB to Code Pennant over KP 56 Divisions of time and of latitude and longitude — Code Pennant over KQ to Code Pennant over QL. 58 Barometer in inches and millimeters — Code Pennant over QM to Code Pennant over TS 59 Thermometer according to the Fahrenheit, Centigrade, and Reaumur systems — Code Pennant over TU to Code Pennant over ZY 60 ATJXIMARY PHRASES. Storm-warning display stations of the United States 505 Time signals of the United States 509 United States naval wireless telegraph stations 512 Life-saving districts and stations of the United States 515 Lloyd's signal stations of the world 522 Distant signals — (o) Fixed semaphore for coast usp 527 (b) International Code Signals 528 (c) Special signals 531 Semaphores and semaphoring by hand flags — (o) British ; 540 (6) French 542 United States Army and Navy Code 545 Morse code _ 547 FTJ»l GS of THi: PRINCIPAI.

Phrases formed with auxiliary verbs — REA to CWT 62 GEOGHAPHICAL UST. General vocabulary— CXA to ZNP 143 Geographical index (names of places arranged in alphabetical order) — ABCD to BFAU 452 (5) 6 CONTENTS.

CSRV Pam csxw Pir CTDZ Pty CTJN Qb CTNQ Qof OSRW Pan CSXY Pis CTFB Pu CTJP Qc CTNR Qog CSRX Pao csxz Pit CTFD Piia CTJQ Qd eras CTNY 1 Qoh CSRY Pap CSYB Piu CTFG Pub CTJR Qea Qoi CSRZ Paq CSYD Piv CTFH Puc CTJS Qeb CTNW Qoj CSTB Par CSYF Piw CTFJ Pud CTJV Qec CTNX Qok CSTD Pas CSYG Pix CTFK Pue CTJW Qed CTNY Qol CSTF Pat C8YH Piy CTFL Puf CTJX Qee CTNZ Qom CSTG Pan CSYJ Piz CTFM Pug CTJY Qef CTPB Qop CSTH Pav CSYK Pj CTFN Puh CTJZ Qeg CTPD Qoq CSTJ Paw CSYL Pk CTFP Pui CTKB Qeh CTPF Qor CSTK Pax CSYM PI CTFQ Puj CTKD Qei CTPG Qos CSTL Pay CSYN Pla CTFR Puk CTKF Qej CTPH Qot CSTM Paz CSYP Pie CTFS Pul CTKG Qek CTPJ Qov CSTN Pb CSYQ Pli CTFV Pum CTKH Qel CTPK CSTP Pc CSYR Plo CTFW Pun CTKJ Qem CTPL Qow CSTQ Pd CSYT Plu CTFX Puo CTRL Qen CTPM Qox . -PL PM PN PO PQ PR PS PT PU PV PW PX PY PZ QA QB QC QD QE QF QH QI QJ QK QL QN QO QP QR QS Ice — Cmitinued. — Indicate the bearing of light (lighthouse, or, lightship).

CSFP Ott CSKR Owm CSPV Ozf CRNH Okw CRTK Oof CRYM Ora CSFQ Otu CSKT Own CSPW Ozg CRNJ Okx CRTL Oog CRYN Orb CSFR Otv CSKV Owo CSPX Ozb CRNK Oky CRTM Oob CRYP Ore CSFT Otw CSKW Owp CSPY Ozi CRNL Okz CRTN Ooi CRYQ Ord CSFV Otx CSKX Owq CSPZ Ozj CRNM 01 CRTP O03 CRYS Ore CSFW Oty CSKY Owr CSQB Ozk CRNP Ola CRTQ Ook CRYT Orf CSFX Otz CSKZ Ows CSQD Ozl CRNQ Olb CRTS Ool CRYV Org CSFY On CSLB Owt CSQF Ozm CRNS Olc CRTV Oom CRVW Orb CSFZ Oua CSLD Own csqg Ozn CRNT Old CRTW Oon CRYX Ori CSGB Oub CSLF Owv CSQH Ozo CRNV Ole CRTX Oop CRYZ Orj CSGD One CSLG Oww CSQJ Ozp CRNW Olf CRTY Ooq CRZB Ork CSGP Ond CSLH Owx CSQK Ozq CRNX Olg CRTZ Oor CRZD Orl CSGH One CSLJ Owy CSQL Ozr CRNY Olh CRVB Oos CRZP Orm CSGJ Onf CSLK Owz CSQM Ozs CRNZ Oli CRVD Oot CRZG Om CSGK Ong CSLM Ox CSQN Ozt CRPB Oik CRVP Oou CRZH Oro CSGL Oub CSLN Oxa CSQP Ozn CRPD CRVG Oov CRZJ Orp CSGM Oui CSLP Oxb CSQR Ozv CRPF on CRVH Oow CRZK Orq CSGN Ouj CSLQ Oxc CSQT Ozw CRPG Olm CRVJ Oox CRZL Orr CSGP Ouk CSLR Oxd CSQV Ozx CRPH Oln CRVK Ooy CRZM Ors CSGQ Oul CSLT Oxe CSQW Ozy CRPJ Olo CRVL Ooz CRZN Ort CSGR Ouni CSLV Oxf CSQX Ozz CRPK Olp Olq CRVM Op CRZP Oru CSGT Oun CSLW S^g CSQY CRPL CRVN Opa CRZQ Orv CSGV Ono CSLX Oxb CSQZ CRPM Olr CRVP Opb CRZS Orw OSGW Oup CSLY Oxi CRPN 01s CRVQ Ope CRZT Orx CSGX Ouq CSLZ Oxj CRPQ CRPS Olt CRVS Opd CRZV Ory CSGY Our CSMB Oxk Olu CRVT Ope CRZW Orz CSGZ Ous CSMD 0x1 CRPT Olv CRVW Opf CRZX Os CSHB Out CSMF Oxm CRPV Olw CRVX Opg CRZY Osa CSHD Oun CSMG Oxn CRPW Olx CRVY Oph CSBD Osb CSHF Ouv CSMH 0x0 CRPX Oly CRVZ Opi CSBF Ose CSHG Ouw CSMJ Oxp CRPY Olz CRWB Opj CSBG Osd CSHJ Oux CSMK Oxq CRPZ Om CRWD Opk CSBH Ose CSHK Ouy CSML Oxr CRQB Oma CRWF Opl CSBJ Osf CSHL Ouz CSMN Oxs 26 ALPHABETICAL SPELLING TABLE. Qay CTNM Qod CSRT Pal CSXV Piq CTDY Ptu CTJM Qaz CTNP Qo? — I shall keep hold of the land (or, light), or, I shall keep the land ( or, light) bearing — . Names of places arranged according to their geographical position, showing International Code, time, weather, life-saving, Lloyd's, and wireless telegraph signal stations of the world — ABCD to BFAU. (with badge, home and colohial government departments.) HONDURAS. 1 \ \ \ - H FROM THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT THROUGH THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS ^: 2. Stat, prohibits "the withdrawal of this book for home use. There are no known copyright restrictions in the United States on the use of the text. The International Code of Signals consists of twenty-six flags — one for each letter of the alphabet — and a, Code Pennant. It also contains semaphore and distant signal codes and' the United States Army and Navy and Morse Wigwag Codes. Instructions in signaling, including how to make alphabetical spelling signals 11 Alphabetical Spelling Table (alternative method of spelling words)— four flags, CBDF to CZYX 15 Numeral signals and how to make them 32 Nimieral table (alternative method of making numeral signals) — Code Pennant under UA to Code Pennant under ZY 33 Decimals and fractions — BOO to BDZ. 3 1924 030 898 HI olln Overs r^ Cornell University Library The original of this book is in the Cornell University Library. 87 International Code of Signals American Edition PUBLISHED BY THE HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY •Ml, ' ^^ Washington : Government Printing Office : 1909 ^ / INTRODUCTION. Geographical, Alphabetical Spelling Tables, and Vessels' Numbers are four-flag signals. The first part contains urgent and important signals and all the tables of money, weights, barometric heights, etc., together with a geographical list and a table of phrases formed with the auxiliary verbs. It consists of a general vocabulary and a geographical indpx. The third part gives lists of the United States storm-warning, life-saving, time- signal, and wireless telegraph stations, and of Lloyd's signal stations of the world. National colors worn by United States vessels ' Frontispiece Flags of the principal maritime countries Plate II Flags and pennants of the International Code (Front and rear) Plate III Meanings of the flags and pennants of the International Code when hoisted singly with the Cede Pennant 7 Signals of distress 7 Signals for pilots 8 PART I. Xeu IXd IXe ' Xea Xei Xeo Xer Xes Xet Xeu Xh Xi Xia Xie Xio Xiu Xiz Xla Xle Xli Xlo Xlu Xm Xma Xme Xmi Xmo Xmu Xn Xna Xni Xno Xo Xoa Xoe Xoi Xou Xr Xra Xre Xri Xro Xu Xua Xue CZRB CZRD CZRF CZRG CZRH CZRJ- CZRK CZRL CZRM CZRN CZRP CZRQ CZRS CZRT CZRV CZRW CZRX CZRY Xui Xuo Xy CZSB CZSD CZSP CZSG CZSH CZSJ CZSK CZSL CZSM CZSN CZSP CZSQ CZSR CZST CZSV CZSW CZSX CZSY CZTB CZTD CZTF CZTG CZTH CZTJ CZTK CZTL CZTM CZTN CZTP CZTQ CZTR CZTS CZTV CZTW CZTX CZTY CZVB CZVD CZVF CZVG CZVH CZVJ CZVK CZVL CZVM Xyb Xyc Xyd Xye Xyo Xyr Xz Xza Xze Xzi Xzo Xzu Ya Yal i Yam I Yan I Yas Yat Yav ■ Yaw Ye Yea i Yed i Yei I Yeb i Yi ! Ymo ' Yn Yna Yno Yo You Yp Yr Ys ■Ysa Yse Ysi Yso Ysu Yt Yta Yte Yti Yto Ytu Yu Yua Yuil Yhs Yut Yx Part I. 31 CZVN CZVP CZVQ CZVR CZVS CZVT czvw czvx CZVY Yxa Yxo Yz Yza Yze Yzi Yzo Yzu CZWB CZWD CZWF CZWG CZWH CZWJ CZWK CZWL CZWM CZWN CZWP CZWQ CZWR CZWS CZWT CZWV CZWX CZWY Za Zac Zai Zao Zd Ze Zea Zee Zei Zeo Zi Zia Zie Zio Zl Zla Zlo Zo CZXB CZXD CZXF CZXG CZXH CZXJ CZXK CZXL CZXM CZXN CZXP CZXQ CZXR CZXS CZXT CZXV CZXW CZXY CZYB CZYD Zoa Zoe Zon Zor Zos Zot Zov Zow Zr Zry ' Zu Zua Zue Zui Zuo Zv Zva Zvo Zy Zya CZYF CZYG CZYH CZYJ CZYK CZYL CZYM CZYN OZYP CZYQ CZYR CZYS Zyd Zye Zyf Zyi Zyl Zym Zyn Zyo Zyp Zyt CZYT CZYV CZYW CZYX ITUMERAL SIGNALS. 1 {see page 13) has been made, represents one or more figures^ as indicated in the Numeral Table below.