|To weigh.||When the Admiral would have the Fleet to Weigh, he will fire ten Guns; which are to be answered by every Flag-ship in the Fleet.
You are to observe, That the Guns which you fire for Signals in a Fog, be all fired on the same Side, that they may make no Alteration in the Sound.
|To Tack.||If the Admiral would have the Fleet to tack, he will fire four Guns; which are to be answered by every Flag-ship in the Fleet: Then the Leewardest and Sternmost Ships are to Tack first, and after they are about, to go with the same Sail they tacked with, and not to lie-by, expecting the Admiral to come a-head; which is to avoid the Danger of running through one another in thick Weather.|
|To bring to and lie by.||If the Admiral think fit to bring to, and lie-by with his Head-sails to the Mast, with the Starboard Tack aboard, he will fire six Guns; if with the Larboard Tack aboard, eight Guns; which are to be answered by every Flag-ship in the Fleet.|
|To make Sail after lying by.||When the Admiral makes Sail, after lying with his Head-sails to the Mast, he will fire ten GunsM which are to answered by every Flag-ship of the Fleet; and then the Headmost and Weathermost Ships are to make Sail first.|
|To continue the same Sail.||If it grow thick and foggy Weather, the Admiral will continue sailing with the same Sail set that he had before it grew foggy, and will fire every Hour a Gun; which is to be answered by the Flag-ships of the Fleet; and the private Ships are to answer by firing of Musquets, beating of Drums, and ringing of Bells.|
|To make more Sail than when the Fog came up.||If the Admiral is necessiated to make more or less Sail than he had when the Fog came up, he will fire every Half Hour a Gun, that the Fleet may thereby discern, whether they come up with the Admiral, or fall a-stern of him; which is to be answered by every Flag-ship in the Fleet; and the private Ships are to answer by fireing of Musquets, beating of Drums, or ringing of Bells.|
|Upon Discovery of Danger.||If any one discovers Danger, which he can avoid by Tacking and standing from it, he is to make the Signal for Tacking in a Fog; but if he should chance to strike a stick fast, he is to fire Gun after Gun, till he believes His Majesty's Fleet have avoided the Danger, either by Tacking, Bearing up, or Anchoring.|
|To Anchor.||When the Admiral would have the Fleet to Anchor, he will fire two Guns; which are to be answered by every Flagship in the Fleet; and lest there should be Ships so far a-stern that they could not hear the Flag-ships Guns when they answered, the Admiral will fire two Guns more after he has been Half an Hour at Anchor; which are to be answered by every Flag-ship in the Fleet.|
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius
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