Flags

  • Alpha - Diver down keep clear
  • Bravo - Dangerous good
  • Charlie - Affirmative/ Yes
  • Delta - Keep clear, difficulty manoeuvring
  • Echo - Altering course to starboard
  • Foxtrot - Disabled vessel, communicate with me
  • Golf - Require a pilot ( Fishing boat: hauling nets)
  • Hotel - Pilot on board
  • India - Altering course to port
  • Juliet - On fire keep clear
  • Kilo - I wish to communicate
  • Lima - Stop your vessel immediately
  • Mike - I am stopped
  • November - Negative/Yes
  • Oscar - Man Overboard
  • Papa - About to sail, return to the ship
  • Quebec - Ships meets health requirements, request pratique.
  • Romeo - I acknowledge your last signal
  • Sierra - Engines running astern
  • Tango - Keep clear, trawling
  • Uniform - Danger
  • Victor - Require assistance.
  • Whiskey - Require medical assistance
  • X-ray - Stop your intention, watch for other signals
  • Yankee - Vessel dragging anchor
  • Zulu - Require a tug