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Nautical Flags

Below are nautical signal flags and their phonetic callout.

Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo

Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliett

Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar

Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango

Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray

Yankee Zulu


These signal flags are used for various signaling to provide information to other ships such as the following example:

The Bravo flag when hoisted on a ship signifies that the ship is taking on fuel or other hazardous material.

The Zulu flag is know historically to the Japanese as the flag that Admiral Togo hoisted during the Battle of Tsushima during the Russo-Japanese War. 



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