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OFFI AL NUMBERS.-Owners and Captains of British Shipping desirous of
having inserted in this Code the Official Numbers of their Vessels, with their tonnage and port of registry, are requested to apply (post paid and covering the return postage) to
MESSRS. RICHARDSON & Co., 23, Cornhill, London.
1 B. The system of Substitutes or Numeral Repeaters, by which Official Nums containing Duplicate Figures (as 22,666) can be made, is explained at page 1. of the Code.
French Translation of the “ Universal Code of Signals," with Part VI.
Price 18s. cloth,
CODIGO UNIVERSAL DE SEÑALES,
Spanish Translation of the “ Universal Code of Signals," with Part VI.
Price 18s. cloth,
UNIVERSALE DI SEGNALI,
Italian Translation of the “ Universal Code of Signals,” with Part VI.
Price 18s. cloth,
Price 12s. cloth, Sent free by post (complete to the receipt of order) to any part of the United
Kingdom, on receipt of 12s. in postage stamps.
The Spanish Translation, 18s. cloth.
CAPTAINS are particularly requested to make a minute in their Signal Book of
any sentence, word, or port, &c., that they may from time to time not find in this Code, and to transmit the same to MESSRS. RICHARDSON & Co., 23, Cornhill, London.
INSERTION OF NAMES.–Owners and Captains desirous of having the names
of their vessels inserted in this . Code are requested to apply (post-paid and covering the return postage) to MESSRS. RICHARDSON & Co., 23, Cornhill, London.
The Flag of any Foreign Vessel must be stated.
SUPPLEMENTS.—The supplementary pages to complete the list of ships' names
will be supplied on payment of 1s. If required to be sent by post to any part of the United Kingdom, the sum of 1s. 2d. must be transmitted in postage stamps, and the name terminating the last completed page be given.
FLAGS.-The Flags used in this Code of Signals are supplied by MESSRS.
RICHARDSON & Co., of the very best Bunting, all roped and bagged, at the following prices :
6 17 6
5 10 0
4 12 0
All roped and in canvas bags bearing their name. N.B.-As the Flags of this Code, though supplied at the above prices, are very
frequently not of the regulated size, MESSRS. RICHARDSON & Co. have those manufactured by them distinctly marked with their name security both for the quality of the bunting and the correctness of the dimensions.
GEOMETRICAL SIGNALS, for use in calm weather, each set con
sisting of 13, on Galvanized Iron Expanders
£5 10 0
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. A SIGNAL STATION, provided with the Flags of this Code, having recently been erected by THE ELECTRIC AND INTERNATIONAL TELEGRAPH COMPANIES at HURST CASTLE on the main, opposite Yarmouth (in the Isle of Wight), for the purpose of receiving communications from Vessels in the offing for transmission to any place in EUROPE embraced by the Electric and International Telegraph Companies' system, Captains of Vessels are informed they can hereby signal their arrival or departure, or lie to while waiting for orders from their Owners or Consignees.
THE DOWNS, &c. MASTERS of Merchant Vessels are required, upon arrival in the Downs, or at any Port or Place of general Rendezvous, to make their Number (corresponding with the name of their Vessel, which will be found in the Third Part of this Code), and to continue the same (if all well) every day, from twelve till one o'clock, during their detention ; in order that the Agent for Lloyd's may have a daily account of the situation and proceedings of the Shipping, for the general information of the Owners and Underwriters.
When the Signal is intended for the Agent for Lloyd's, the Union Jack should be hoisted at the Main, as a preparatory notice.
The Signal of the Agent for Lloyd's will be kept flying at Southend, Deal; it is a White Flag, lettered “ LLOYD'S.”
LIVERPOOL AND HOLYHEAD TELEGRAPHS.
NEW SOUTH WALES. Masters of Vessels making Port Jackson are requested to show their Number, in order that it may be notified to Sydney by the Telegraph on the South Head.