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What are 4 short blasts?
III. SOUND SIGNALS TO BE USED BY VESSELS
|1 long blast||“Caution”|
|3 short blasts||“I am going astern”|
|4 short blasts||“I am unable to manoeuvre”|
|Repeated, 1 short and 1 long blasts||“Do not approach”|
|Series of very short blasts||“Imminent danger of collision”|
What does 5 long blasts of a ship horn mean?
rapid blasts signal danger
One prolonged blast is a warning signal (for example, used when coming around a blind bend or leaving a dock). Five (or more) short, rapid blasts signal danger or signal that you do not understand or that you disagree with the other boater’s intentions.
What does it mean when a ship sounds it horn 3 times?
Three Short Blasts – This signal blast means that the ship is backing away from the dock. One Long Blast Followed by Three Short Blasts – This is actually a combination of two signals horn blasts, letting those around you know that your cruise ship is underway and backing away from the dock. Five Short Blasts – DANGER!
What does 5 long horn blasts mean?
One prolonged blast is a warning signal (for example, used when coming around a blind bend or exiting a slip). Five (or more) short, rapid blasts signal danger or signal that you do not understand or that you disagree with the other boater’s intentions.
What does four short blasts of a horn mean?
the four short blasts would be the same sa the morsse code “H”. the signal flag that a pilot vessel would fly is “hotel” or letter “h”.
What is a port sidelight?
Port Sidelight: Arc: Showing an unbroken light over an arc of 112.5° that is visible to other boats approaching from the port (left) side or from head-on.
What does 3 honks on a boat mean?
One prolonged blast indicates you are getting under way, and three short blasts indicate you are backing up. This is what is sounded when you are departing a dock in reverse. Five Short Blasts – This is the DANGER signal.