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    Re: Grand Princess and Plague flag
    From: Doug Faunt
    Date: 2020 Mar 17, 13:12 -0700
    There's a interpretation of the Lima flag that's "this ship is in quarantine" when in port, but it's not in the current Pub 102.  I don't have the IMO signal book available, so don't know if it's there or not.

    But a reasonable fly would be Quebec over November, since the N negates the other.
    Best, Doug

    On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, 13:03 Lu Abel <NoReply_LuAbel@fer3.com> wrote:
    From a slightly different perspective, I noticed that the Grand Princess (since renamed by SF area residents the Corona Princess) was flying the Bravo signal flag.  One of the messages associated with flying the flag is "I am carrying dangerous goods"   The Bravo flag is usually seen on fuel barges.   But I could understand it being flown by a ship with a dangerous disease aboard.

    Come to think of it the yellow "Q" flag means "vessel is healthy" - certainly NOT the case with the Corona Princess....

    On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 9:04:26 AM PDT, Paul Saffo <noreply_paulsaffo@fer3.com> wrote:

    I caught a few shots of the Grand Princess as she sailed into SF Bay last week with her COVID-19 passengers. I didn't think to check now, but it appears she was flying a yellow quarantine flag (or at least thats what it sorta looks like). There are a bunch of nice write-ups about quarantine flags on the web, so won't reprise them here. Would love to hear the group wisdom about quarantine flage, their history and usage!




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