Monday, November 30, 2015

NAUTICAL TRASH TALK

Long ago a warship sailed the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the following signal closed up at the yardarm during MINEX-87 with eight other mine sweepers. We were out there for a week streaming and recovering various mine sweeping rigs. If anybody ever actually bothered to look it up, nobody ever said anything and nobody important ever asked about it. I suppose we were under-socialized back then. We're older now.

6 comments:

  1. I'll just hoist Victor at this point.

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    1. Yep. It's from HO102, The International Code of Signals.

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    2. Oh yes. We used to have lots of fun with the medical section too--when safely out of sight of Flag types.

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