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Old 02-19-2016, 08:51 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Sailor of Fortune View Post
Tad has it correct. The one thing not mentioned is the "Fueling" light. Bravo flag (red flag) during daylight hours and all around red after dark while taking or transferring bunkers(fueling)
Good point, the red flag and red flashing light are internationally recognized as meaning "transferring hazardous cargo". But I've never seen reference to them in the COLREGs or inland navigation rules. Unless someone can point me to what I'm missing, I suspect they must be in some other regulation, because tankers all use them when loading and unloading.
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