Signal Flags DELTA & X-RAY

D – DELTA

The signal flag DELTA, marked by a white background and a navy blue horizontal stripe through the center, sends the message to surrounding vessels to “Keep clear, I am having difficulty maneuvering.”

X – XRAY

The signal flag X- XRAY, marked by a white canton and a navy blue plus symbol that reaches the fours edges of the flag.  X relays the message to “Stop what you are doing, await further instruction and watch for my signals”.

D and X displayed together relay a distress signal that the boat is sinking.

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