One of the captains was able to send out a distress signal, which elicited a response from Thai water police.
A nearby fishing boat sent a distress signal to the Italian coast guard, but not before the boat caught fire from the lighters.
I produced a cigarette case, and flew a distress signal for permission.
Again he fired the distress signal of four shots, but there was no reply.
Then, that ain't no distress signal she's sounding,—four long blasts is the distress signal the world over.
We shall have to drift about for a while and then run up a distress signal.
Run up a distress signal, I suppose,” replied the Captain, “if we have anything to run up.
From all appearances it was a large schooner yacht, flying a distress signal.
The master succeeded in running up a distress signal, which was reported to the Onondaga.
But for the distress signal, the Crusader would have kept on without giving chase; and—.