Single Letter Signals Nunber 0 Number 1 Number 2 Number 3 Number 4 Number 5 Number 6 Number 7 Number 8 Number 9 Nadazero Unaone Bissotwo Terrathree Kartefour Pantafive Soxisix Setteseven Oktoeight Novenine Alfa I have a diver down; keep well clear at slow speed. Bravo I am taking in, or discharging, or carrying dangerous goods. Charlie Yes (affirmative or “The significance of the previous group should be read in the affirmative”). Delta Keep clear of me; I am maneuvering with difficulty. Echo I am altering my course to starboard. Foxtrot I am disabled; communicate with me. Golf Hotel I require a pilot. When made by fishing vessels operating in close proximity on the fishing grounds it means: “I am hauling nets”. I have a pilot on board. India Juliet I am altering my course to port. I am on fire and have dangerous cargo on board: keep well clear of me, or I am leaking dangerous cargo. Kilo I wish to communicate with you. Lima You should stop your vessel instantly. Mike My vessel is stopped and making no way through the water. No (negative or “The significance of the previous group should be read in the November negative”). This signal may be given only visually or by sound. For voice or Oscar Man overboard. radio transmission the signal should be “NO”. In harbor.- All persons should report on board as the vessel is about to proceed to sea. Papa At sea.- It may be used by fishing vessel to mean: “My nets have come fast upon an obstruction”. It may also be used as a sound to mean: “I require a pilot”. Quebec My vessel is “healthy” and I request free pratique. Romeo “Received” “I received your last signal”. Sierra I am operating astern propulsion. Tango Keep clear of me; I am engaged in pair trawling. Uniform You are running into danger. Victor I require assistance. Whiskey I require medical assistance. X-Ray Stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals. Yankee I am dragging my anchor. Zulu I require a tug. When made by fishing vessels operating in close proximity on the fishing grounds it means: “I am shooting nets”. 1st Substitute. 2nd Substitute. 3rd Substitute. CODE (answering pennant or decimal point). AL AN BR I have a doctor on board. I need a doctor. I require a helicopter urgently. SAR aircraft is coming to you assistance. CP1 CS CZ DW FA What is the name or identity signal of your vessel (or station)? You should make a lee for the boat(s)/raft(s). Vessel (name or identity signal) is drifting near lat… long… Will you give me my position? Man overboard. Please take action to pick him up (position to be indicated if GW necessary). I am engaged in submarine survey work (underwater operations). Keep clear of me IR IT JB and go slow. I am on fire. There is danger of explosion. I am (or vessel indicated is) aground in lat… long… (also the followings complements, if necessary): 0 in rocky bottom, 1 on soft bottom, 2 forward, 3 JF amidships, 4 aft, 5 at high water forward, 6 at high water amidships, 7 at high water aft, 8 full length of vessel, 9 full length of vessel at high water. JM JW NA You are running the risk of going aground at low water. I have sprung a leak. Navigation is closed. NC PD PM SM I am in distress and require immediate assistance. Your navigation light(s) is (are) not visible. You should follow in my wake (or wake of vessel indicated). I am undergoing speed trials.