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Distress Signals

DISTRESS SIGNALS A gun fired at intervals of one minute. A continuous sounding of a fog horn. Red star shells. A Morse code SOS signal ( . . .   – – –   . . . ) sent by radiotelegraphy, flashing light, or … Continue reading

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Where to dispose of old flares in Seattle

UPDATE: November 23, 2013. Three sites in King County are now accepting expired flares for disposal.  The Local Hazardous Waste Management Program (LHWMP) of King County, working with other agencies in the area to allow boaters to turn in up … Continue reading

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