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Naval flag signals.

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Communications between ships signalled through the use of various flags.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Orders regarding naval signals by flag, gun, light, bell, drum, and musket, supplementary to those given in general printed sailing and fighting instructions., 1760-1761.

Identifier: MS.3163
Scope and Contents

A printed book with blank spaces for the insertion of the signals ordered by a particular command. Copy issued by Admiral Sir Charles Saunders, Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, to the Honourable Charles Napier, commanding H M S Cygnet, 1760-1761, with the blanks filled up in manuscript, manuscript instructions pasted in, and coloured illustrations in the margin.

Dates: 1760-1761.