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This is the website of Emerson USA Inc., California's Flag and Banner Company where you can find all types of flags for your city or business.

American Flags

California State Flags

City of San Francisco Flags

Flag and Banner Poles

International Flags

Military Flags

Other Flags

   Airfield Safety Flag

   Diversity Flags (Rainbow Pride)

   Earth Flag & Banner

   Jolly Roger Flag (Pirate)

   Message Flags

   Nautical / Boat Flags

   Remembrance Flag

   Wind Dancers


Patriotic Decor

Religious Flags

Sports Flags and Pennants

State & Territorial Flags

Size 2 -Full Set
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Price: $642.80
Shipping Weight: 8.25 pounds
*Complete Set Consists of 26 Alphabet Flags, 11 pennants and 3 Substitute Flags
*Finished with Nylon Rope, Distance Lines and Ash Toggles
*Each 40-Piece Set Includes a Handy Nylon Storage Bag

*Flags: 1 1/2' x 2'
*Pennants: 1 1/3' x 3'
*Substitutes: 1' x 2'

The International Code of Signals were first published in 1931 and have been used every since. Each flag has a specific meaning, and by flying a sequence of flags together, you can send a very specific message. These flags are a great means of communication when the sender and receiver don’t speak the same language.

A Alpha - I have a diver down; keep clear and pass at low speed.
B Bravo - I am loading, unloading or carrying dangerous goods.
C Charlie - Yes (confirming a preceding signal).
D Delta - Keep clear, I am maneuvering with difficulty.
E Echo - I am altering course to starboard.
F Foxtrot - I am disabled, communicate with me.
G Golf - I require a pilot. On a fishing vessel: I am hauling in nets.
H Hotel - I have a pilot on board.
I India - I am altering course to port.
J Juliet - I am on fire and have dangerous cargo on board; keep clear.
K Kilo - I wish to communicate with you.
L Lima- You should stop your vessel immediately.
M Mike- My vessel is stopped and making no way through the water.
N November - No or negative (in response to a preceding signal).
O Oscar - Man overboard.
P Papa - I am about to put to sea.
Q Quebec - My vessel is healthy and I request clearance to come into port.
R Romeo - Single letter code R has no allocated meaning.
S Sierra - I am moving astern under power.
T Tango - Keep clear, I am engaged in trawling.
U Uniform - You are running into danger.
V Victor - I require assistance.
W Whisky - I require medical assistance.
X X-ray - Stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals.
Y Yankee - I am dragging my anchor.
Z Zulu - O require a tug. On a fishing vessel: I am laying nets.

AP/CF - Answering Pennant/Code Flag. Flown to the end or acknowledge a message and/or show that the international code flags are being used.

0 to 9 - Pennants indicating numerals.
FS - First substitute (for the first flag in the hoist).
SS - Second substitute (for the second flag in the hoist).
TS - Third substitute (for the third flag in the hoist).