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1985 Edition, April 26, 1985

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Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2014

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  • Revision: 1985 Edition, April 26, 1985
  • Published Date: January 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 5
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: Yes

Description / Abstract:

This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship.

Characters are of Five Types:

Type 1—Plain letters and numerals (16 units).

Type 2—Block letters and numerals (12 units).

Type 3—Type 2 characters with shading (shading—1 unit).

Type 4—Block letters (10 units) and numerals (12 units).

Type 5—Type 4 characters with shading (shading—1 unit).

This specification does not give location or size of various shipboard markings incorporating letters and numerals.