Allied maritime tactical signal and maneuvering book
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Communications ship to port and port to ship (English VI U.M.C)
Allied Flaghoist Procedures: Signal Flags And Pennants
Therefore, the 26 letters of the alphabet, 10 numeral flags, 10 a broad knowledge of flaghoist communication numeral pennants, 18 special flags and pennants, and procedures on the part of every Signalman is essential. As you will learn in chapter 6, flaghoist is also used for international signaling. It comes into play, for example, Each alphabet flag has the phonetic name of the when your ship exchanges messages with a merchant letter it represents. A numeral flag takes the name of ship under U. Special flags and pennants are used in exchanges of messages between Allied naval units.
Naval flag signalling covers various forms of flag signalling, such as semaphore or flaghoist , used by various navies; distinguished from maritime flag signalling by merchant or other non-naval vessels or flags used for identification. Naval flag signalling undoubtedly developed in antiquity in order to coordinate naval action of multiple vessels. In the Peloponnesian War — BCE squadrons of Athenian galleys were described by Thucydides as engaging in coordinated maneuvers which would have required some kind of communication;  there is no record of how such communication was done but flags would have been the most likely method. Flags have long been used to identify a ship's owner or nationality, or the commander of a squadron. But the use of flags for signalling messages long remained primitive, as indicated by the instruction that when the Admiral.
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