Buntings Hard at Work

Get those Arms up.  Chief Yeoman Frank Black and maybe a member of the USN assesment team.  Courtesy of the Navy Museum

Semaphore on HMS NEW ZEALAND

and then!!

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6 Responses to Buntings Hard at Work

  1. Jim D says:

    Top photo – bunting with bunting looks like Pash Baker

  2. Mole says:

    Do they still use this today?

  3. Jock Hair says:

    The real skill on the flag deck was pulling the flags from their pigeon holes in message sequence clipping them together on the line and hoisting aloft all in quick time with no mistakes . Which the Chief yeoman supervising whilst keeping is eye out for other ships flag messages . Nobody hung about that was for sure

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