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Signals.

To Weigh Anchor.--The Union Jack at the foremast with the brigade flag (blue letter A in the centre) underneath, with American flag at the stern, shall be the signal for weighing anchor and starting.

Coming to Anchor.--The American flag at the foremost shall be the signal for coming to anchor, the vessels of each brigade close to each other. In a fog the signal for coming to anchor shall be two whistles from the flag-ship, repeated at intervals of one minute. This signal will be repeated by the flag-ship of each brigade.

Landing.--Preparatory, Union Jack at the fore mast; getting into boats, American flag under neath Union Jack; landing, brigade flag under neath Union Jack and American flag.

Distress.--American flag Union down. At this signal the whole fleet will slacken speed and look for the signal to anchor. All the tugs and light-draft vessels will be sent at once to the assistance of the disabled vessels by the commander of each brigade.

By order,

J. L. Reno, Brigadier-General. Edward M. Neill, Asst. Adj.-Gen.


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