Maritime Flags

Meanings of International Maritime Signal Flags

flag image A - Diver below (when stationary); I am undergoing a speed trial

flag image B - I am taking on or discharging explosives

flag image C - (affirmative)

flag image D - keep clear of me, I am maneuvering with difficulty

flag image E - I am altering my course to starboard

flag image F - I am disabled, communicate with me

flag image G - I require a pilot

flag image H - I have a pilot on board

flag image I - I am altering my course to port

flag image J - I am going to send a message by semaphore

flag image K - you should stop your vessel instantly

flag image L - you should stop, I have something important to communicate

flag image M - I have a doctor on board

flag image N - no (negative)

flag image O - man overboard

flag image P - the Blue Peter - all aboard, vessel is about to proceed sea. (At sea) your lights are out or burning badly

flag image Q - my vessel is healthy and I request free practique

flag image R - the way is off my ship. You may feel you way past me

flag image S - my engines are going full speed astern

flag image T - do not pass ahead of me

flag image U - you are standing into danger

flag image V - I require assistance (not distress)

flag image W - I require medical assistance

flag image X - stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals

flag image Y - I am carrying mails

flag image Z - to be used to address or call shore stations

Answering Pennant

flag image Code and answering pennant.

Numeric Pennants

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Substitute Pennants

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Distress

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flag image N + C - I am in distress

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