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Flags – International Maritime Signals?

St Mawes Cornwall 29.10.2012.



L (Lima)
In harbour: “The ship isquarantined.”
At sea: “You should stop your vessel instantly.”
With four numerals, latitude. (The first two denote degrees and the rest minutes.)

O (Oscar)
Man overboard.”[b] (often attached to the man overboard pole on boats).
With a sinister hoist, thesemaphore flag.


St Mawes

The other side of the River Fal but only 263 and 1/4 miles from London!

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