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The flag of distress

Mayne Reid

The flag of distress

a story of the south sea.

by Mayne Reid

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Published by Swan Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13706614M

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This long and at times very amusing story starts off with the sighting of a barque under full sail in mid-Pacific, and wearing the Chilian flag upside down. For a vessel to wear its ensign inverted is a known sign of distress, so that the British naval vessel that sights her has to.

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The upside down U.S. flag is an official signal of distress. It is not meant to be, and is not officially recognized as any type of disrespect when so displayed for the right reasons.

To the contrary, here is the relevant part of the US Code of Laws regarding how to fly the flag when in distress. Excerpt from The Flag of Distress: A Tale of the South Sea IN mid-ocean - the Pacific.

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The flag should not be dipped to any person or thing, including government officials—even the President. The flag should never be displayed with the union (stars) down, unless as a signal of dire distress.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England The Flag of Distress, by Captain Mayne Reid. _____ This long and at times very amusing story starts off with the sighting of a barque under full sail in mid-Pacific, and wearing the Chilian flag upside down.

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The principal system of flags and associated codes is the International Code of Signals. Various navies have flag systems with additional flags and codes, and other flags are used in special uses, or have historical significance.

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To denote distress, when in want of immediate assistance-- White over red flag in the mizzen topmast shrouds. To denote distress, and being obliged to part Company on that Account, but needing the Attendance of another Ship into Port-- Ditto with a wheft at the Fore-top-gallant-mast Head, and two guns.

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Choose from over a million free vectors, clipart graphics, vector art images, design templates, and illustrations created by artists worldwide. Many will tell you that an upside down American flag means “the country is in distress.” The US Flag Code allows this use of the flag in situations of “dire distress,” but the intention was distress as in immediate danger to life and limb, such as your ship is sinking at sea, an SoS signal.

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No such flag or pennant may be placed above the flag of the United States or to the United States flag's right. (g) When flags of two or more nations are displayed, they are to be flown from separate staffs of the same height. The flag should never be displayed with the stars down, unless as a signal of dire distress.

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Catherine Ryan Howard is an astonishing new voice in thriller writing."Brand: Blackstone Publishing. Thus, hoisting "Old Glory" or any other national flag inverted would not be a very reliable distress signal.

Believe it or not, hoisting a beach ball over a national flag (or below it) would be a legitimate distress signal. The rules call for, "a signal consisting of a square flag having above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball.

The International Charter of Flag Etiquette states that a flag may be flown upside down in cases of extreme distress. We fly our flag upside down to call out to fellow Americans, and to make them aware that our country is in distress.

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As to the folkloric aspects of the tale, at one time flying the flag upside-down was a recognized distress signal, thus there’s a bit of secondary meaning to any story involving a U.S. flag.