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Alpha, Bravo, Charlie : the complete book of nautical codes

Gillingham, Sara (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

An introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling. Today's system of international maritime signal flags was developed in the 19th century, and is still used for communication between ships, or between ship and shore. Each flag, boldly colored for visual distinction at sea, stands for a letter as well as a phrase relevant to seafaring. The resulting code is both beautiful and functional, inviting readers to code and decode messages of their own! --
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 623.8 GIL (Text) 33892100399097 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 08/30/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0714871435
  • ISBN: 9780714871431
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Phaidon Press Inc., 2016.

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Summary, etc.: An introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling. Today's system of international maritime signal flags was developed in the 19th century, and is still used for communication between ships, or between ship and shore. Each flag, boldly colored for visual distinction at sea, stands for a letter as well as a phrase relevant to seafaring. The resulting code is both beautiful and functional, inviting readers to code and decode messages of their own! --
Subject: Signals and signaling
Flags Juvenile literature
Morse code Juvenile literature
Signals and signaling Juvenile literature
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