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NEWS: Around the Arctic September 06, 2018 - 8:10 am

Photo: Charlie, Golf, Alpha, Juliette

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These four internationally known nautical flags make up what’s known as the “call sign” of the naval frigate HMCS Charlottetown. The call-sign flags—Charlie, Golf, Alpha, Juliette—correspond with the phonetic alphabet. This photo shows waters between Iqaluit and Greenland as the ship sailed through three- and four-foot swells during the evening on Aug. 29. (PHOTO BY BETH BROWN)
These four internationally known nautical flags make up what’s known as the “call sign” of the naval frigate HMCS Charlottetown. The call-sign flags—Charlie, Golf, Alpha, Juliette—correspond with the phonetic alphabet. This photo shows waters between Iqaluit and Greenland as the ship sailed through three- and four-foot swells during the evening on Aug. 29. (PHOTO BY BETH BROWN)

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