The Story of the Semaphore Part V Development in the Royal Navy and Other Services

By Cdr H.P. Mead, published February 1935


Discusses the development of the visual signalling system known in its various forms as Semaphore, ranging from hand-held flags to tower-mounted rotating arms, using differing codes and languages at sea and ashore until superseded by signal lamps, radio and electronic devices.

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Navies | Science & Exploration | Ship Handling & Seamanship

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