N – November and Y – Yankee

These two signal flags were used by vessels in the Cleveland-Cliffs Incorporated fleet. They are two and three-quarters feet long square flags. The diagonal yellow and red striped flag is the signal flag for Yankee – “Y” – which communicates that it is dragging its anchor. The blue and white checkered flag is the signal flag for November – “N” – which stands for negative. When the two are paired, it means to cancel my last signal/message. 

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