A Quick Lesson in Signal Flags
It all started with...
The International Code of Signals (ICS) , which is an international system of signals and codes for use by vessels to communicate important messages regarding safety of navigation and related matters.
Today on Oliver Hazard Perry we were flying Signal Flags Oscar over Quebec. Why was that? Well first lets take a look at the flags themselves.
Which is all to say- we are adjusting our compass before hitting the open ocean!