Navy Signal Flags
I have a diver down; keep well clear at slow speed.
I am taking in, discharging, or carrying dangerous cargo.
"Yes" or "affirmative".
I am maneuvering with difficulty; keep clear.
I am directing my course to starboard.
I am disabled; communicate with me.
On aircraft carriers: Flight Operations underway
I require a pilot.
I have a pilot on board
Coming alongside/I am directing my course to port.
I am on fire and have dangerous cargo; keep clear.
I wish to communicate with you.
You should stop your vessel immediately.
My vessel is stopped; making no way.
No or Negative.
All personnel return to ship; proceeding to sea (Inport)
Boat recall; all boats return to ship./Ship meets health regs; request clearance into port.
Preparing to replenish (At sea). Ready duty ship (Inport)
Conducting flag hoist drill./Moving astern.
Do not pass ahead of me./Keep clear; engaged in trawling.
You are running into danger.
I require assistance.
I require medical assistaqnce.
Stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals.
Ship has visual communications duty/I am dragging anchor.
I require a tug.
Flag that follows is from the international Code of Signals/Message is understood.
Absence of flag officer or unit commander (Inport).
Absence of chief of staff (Inport).
Absence of commanding officer (Inport).
Absence of civil or military official whose flag is flying on this ship.