Taken from the British Admiralty's Handbook of Signalling, 1913.
A= Number of marks allowed.
B= Rate of sending per minute.
C= Minimum marks for passing.
|Rating Being Examined For||Semaphore||Flag Waving||Flashing||Sounder: No. of Words to be read correctly in 5 Minutes||Buzzer: No. of Words to be read correctly in 5 Minutes.||Part I - 200 marks, % required.||Part II - 200 marks, % required.||Part III - 200 marks, % required||Extra Paper - 100 marks, % required.||Telegraph Paper - % required||Chief Yeoman, Yeoman, and Leading Signalman W/T paper - 200 marks, % required||Chief yeoman, yeoman, and Leading Signalman W/T procedure, 50 marks, % required|
|Boy and Ordinary Signalman||100||20||92||100||12||88||100||10||92.1||60||60||80||80||80||-||-||-||-|
In addition to above subjects Signal Ratings are examined in the following, no marks being allotted, but the proficiency shown is taken into account when assessing results:-
(a) Making a message with Mechanical Semaphore, Hand Flags, and Morse Flag.
(d) Viva-voce examination on the Instructions for Flashing and Sound Signals; in addition to this viva-voce examination, Signalmen and Ordinary Signalmen are also examined in Colours and Meanings of Flags, and Speed and Helm Signals, the marks for which are included in the total marks for the paper, questions being left blank for the purpose.
Ratings passing for Chief Yeoman or Yeoman, or re-qualifying in these Ratings will, in additin to the above, be examined in:-
(a) Taking charge of a mast and reporting signals at Flag Exercise.
(b) Working ships of a Fleet and Cruisers on a Mooring Board.
(c) Taking charge of a class at Marching Manoeuvres.
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