Signal.

These Signals May Be Made By The Semaphore By Cone 161

Meaning.

2 "Preparative," "Answering," or, "Stop," after each complete signal.

1 2 Aground; want immediate assistance.

2 1 Fire, or, Leak; want immediate assistance.

2 2 Annul the whole signal.

2 3 You are running into danger, or, Your course is dangerous.

2 4 Want water immediately.

3 2 Short of provisions; starving.

4 2 Annul the last hoist; I will repeat it.

1 1 2 I am on fire. 1 2 1 I am aground.

Signal.

These Signals May Be Made By The Semaphore By Cone 162

Meaning.

1 2 2 Yes, or. Affirmative.

1 2 3 No, or, Negative.

1 2 4 Send lifeboat.

1 3 2 Do not abandon the vessel.

1 4 2 Do not abandon the vessel until the tide has ebbed.

2 1 1 Assistance is coming.

2 1 2 Landing is impossible.

2 1 3 Bar, or, Entrance is dangerous.

2 1 4 Ship disabled; will you assist me into port ?

2 2 1 Want a pilot.

2 2 3 Want a tug; can I obtain one?

2 2 4 Asks the name of ship (or, signal station) in sight, or, Show your distinguishing signal.

Signal.

These Signals May Be Made By The Semaphore By Cone 163

Meaning.

2 3 1 Show your ensign.

2 3 2 Have you any dispatches (message, orders, or, telegrams) for me?

2 3 3 Stop, Bring-to, or, Come nearer; I have something important to communicate.

2 3 4 Repeat signal, or hoist it in a more conspicuous position.

2 4 1 Can not distinguish your flags; come nearer, or make Distant Signals.

2 4 2 Weigh, Cut, or, Slip; wait for nothing; get an offing.

2 4 3 Cyclone, Hurricane, or,

Typhoon expected.

3 1 2 Is war declared, or,

Has war commenced?

3 2 1 War is declared, or, War has commenced.

3 2 2 Beware of torpedoes; channel is mined.

3 2 3 Beware of torpedo boats.

3 2 4 Enemy is in sight.