Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Nautical Code Flag Bracelet, Tory’s Jewelry, Marblehead, Massachusetts

Photo by Salt Water New England

12 comments:

  1. M for Muffy! I love, love, love Tory's! And Tory!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. @Patsy: It's not M, it's MIKE as part of the international phonetic alphabet used on signal hoists.

      Delete
    2. Kind of a nasty reply don't you think ? Politeness has it's virtues .

      Delete
    3. Paul, no one cares. Don't be a boor.

      Delete
    4. Patsy, "M for Muffy" works quite well for most of us.

      Delete
    5. LOL - apparently it's M for MISSING THE POINT.

      Delete
    6. @Patsy FTW.

      Delete
  2. I know it's a nautical flag, but I always think of Scotland! The St. Andrews flag. Perhaps there is a connection. Must check it out.

    ReplyDelete
  3. The flag shown is the MIKE flag. When I was at USN OCS my company was OSCAR Company. The OSCAR flag flown alone is the universal symbol for a "man overboard."

    When the swallow tailed red BRAVO flag is flown alone, it means the ship is taking on fuel or other hazardous & flammable cargo. That means no smoking anywhere on the ship.

    ReplyDelete
  4. This post led me to read about all of this in Wikipedia. It's very interesting stuff to a land lubber like me.

    ReplyDelete