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INDEX TO SIGNALS

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MANEUVRING BY THIS METHOD.

The author would suggest that the signal of
manoeuvre—to be hoisted at the fore—be the
Union flag by day and a green lantern at night.

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The signal will be dipped once and hoisted again for a quarter of a point, twice for half a point, and three times for three-quarters of a point-always counting to the right.

Column.

32. Fleet, division or squadron—from the right

of-form column of vessels.33. Fleet, division or squadron-from the left of

-form column of vessels.34. Fleet, division or squadron-form double

column-right oblique.35. Fleet, division or squadron-form double

column-left oblique.36. Fleet, division or squadron-from the right

of-form double column.37. Fleet, division or squadron-from the left of

—form double column.38. Fleet, division or squadron-form triple col

umn-right oblique.39. Fleet, division or squadron-form triple col

umn--left oblique.40. Fleet, division or squadron-from the right

of—form triple column.41. Fleet, division or squadron-from the left of

—form triple column.

42. Fleet, division or squadron-form column of

fours—right oblique.43. Fleet, division or squadron-form column of

fours-left oblique.44. Fleet, division or squadron—from the right

of-form column of fours.45. Fleet, division or squadron-from the left

of-form column of fours16. Fleet or division--form column of squadrons

—right oblique. !7. Fleet or division-form column of squadrons

-left oblique. .8. Fleet or division—from the right of-form

column of squadrons.19. Fleet or division—from the left of-form col

umn of squadrons.50. Fleet--form column of divisions-right ob

lique. 51. Fleet-form column of divisions-left ob

lique.-j. Fleet—from the right of—form column of

divisions.: 3. Fleet-from the left of-form column of divi

sions. 3d Fleet, division or squadron--from the centre of-form double column.

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55. Fleet or division from the centre of-form

column of squadrons.--56. Fleet--from the centre of—form column of

divisions. 57. Fleet--on the division or squadron whose

distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal--form columns of vessels abreast by divisions or squadrons—in natural order, and heading as shown by compass

signal. 58. Fleet-on the division or squadron whose

distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal—form column of vessels abreast by divisions or squadrons--in order reversed,

and heading as shown by compass signal.59. Fleet, division or squadron--form column of

vessels—van in front. — 60. Fleet on the division or squadron whose

distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal-form column of vessels-van in

front. 61. Fleet, division or squadron-form column of

vessels -rear in front. 62. Fleet-on the division or squadron whose

distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal—form column of vessels—rear in front. —

Echelon (single). 63. Fleet, division or squadron-from the right

of-form echelon of vessels.64. Fleet, division or squadron—from the left of

-form echelon of vessels.65. Fleet or division from the right of—form

echelon of squadrons.66. Fleet or division—from the left of-form

echelon of squadrons.67. Fleet-from the right of-form echelon of

divisions.68. Fleet—from the left of-form echelon of di

visions.

Echelon (double). 69. Fleet, division or squadron--from the vessel

whose distinguishing pennant is shown

above this signal—form double echelon.70. Fleet, division or squadron-from the right

and left of-on the vessel whose distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal

form double echelon.71, Fleet or division-from the squadron whose

distinguishing pennant is shown above this signal-form double echelon of squadrons.

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