a sail south. a sail north. bend sails.
detail, back cover
(rotated 90º, cropped, levels adjusted slightly)
Additional signals to Marryat’s Code, for the use of the Lintin Fleet.
Canton,—China: Printed at the Courier Press. 1832.
BL copy, digitized June 3, 2013
|500||I am drifting, and have no more anchors to let go.|
|A sail north.|
A sail south.
A sail west.
Bend sails. [If bent, unbend.]
|1147||The opium is ready for survey.|
|When the tide slacks, or at slack water.|
Prepare for a typhoon.
|I shall weigh next flood.|
I shall weigh next ebb.
I shall weigh as soon as there is wind.
China; “for the use of the Lintin fleet;” opium; signal codes; tide; wind