A (Alfa)02

    A (Alfa) - Diver Below (when stationary) or "I am undergoing a speed trial.

B (Bravo)02

    B (Bravo) - "I am taking on, or discharging explosives."

C (Charlie)02

    C (Charlie) - "Affirmative"

D (Delta)02

    D (Delta) - "Keep clear of me, I am manouvering with difficulty."

E (Echo)02

    E (Echo) - "I am altering my course to starboard."

F (Foxtrot)02

    F (Foxtrot) - "I am disabled, communicate with me."

G (Golf)02

    G (Golf) - "I require a pilot."

H (Hotel)02

    H (Hotel) -"I have a pilot on board."

I (India)02

    I (India) - "I am alerting my course to port."

J (Juliet)02

    J (Juliet) - "I am on fire and have dangerous cargo on board, keep well clear of me! OR "I am going to send a message by semaphore."

K (Kilo)02

    K (Kilo) - "You should stop. I have something important to communicate."

L (Lima)02

    L (Lima) -"You should stop your vessel instantly."

M (Mike)02

    M (Mike) - "I am stopped." OR "I have a doctor on board."

N (November)02

    N (November) - No, "negative"

O (Oscar)02

    O (Oscar) - Man overboard

P (Papa)02

    P (Papa) - The Blue Peter: "All aboard, vessel is about to proceed sea." If already at sea - "Your lights are out or burning badly." Fishing boat at sea - "My nets have come fast upon an obstruction."

Q (Quebec)02

    Q (Quebec) - "My vessel is healthy and I request free practique."

R (Romeo)02

    R (Romeo) - "The way is off my ship. You may feel your way past me."

S (Sierra)02

    S (Sierra) - "My engines are going full speed astern."

T (Tango)02

    T (Tango) - "Keep clear of me, I am engaged in pair trawling." OR "Do not pass ahead of me."

U (Uniform)02

    U (Uniform) - "You are running into danger."

V (Victor)02

    V (Victor) - "I require assistance." (not distress)

W (Whiskey)02

    W (Whiskey) - "I require medical assistance."

X (X-Ray)02

    X (X-Ray) - "Stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals."

Y (Yankee)02

    Y (Yankee) - "I am dragging anchor." OR "I am carrying mails."

Z (Zulu)02

    Z (Zulu) - "I require a tug." or can be used to address or call shore stations

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