|A||Undergoing speed trials.|
|B||I am taking in or unloading explosives.|
|D||Keep clear of me. I am manoeuvring with difficulty.|
|E||I am altering course to starboard.|
|F||I am disabled — communicate with me.|
|G||I require a pilot.|
|H||I have a pilot onboard|
|I||I am altering course to port|
|J||I am going to send a message by semaphore.|
|K||You should stop your vessel instantly.|
|L||You should stop. I have something important to communicate.|
|M||I have a doctor on board.|
|P||At sea: Your lights are out.
In harbour: Vessel about to sail.
|Q||My vessel is healthy. I request free pratique.|
|R||The way is off my ship.|
|S||Engines are going astern.|
|T||Do not pass ahead of me.|
|U||You are standing into danger.|
|V||I require assistance.|
|W||I require medical assistance.|
|X||Stop carrying out your intention and watch my signal.|
|Y||I am carrying mail.|
|Z||Used to address or call shore signal stations.|
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius
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