ASTM International - ASTM F906-85(2003)
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
|Publication Date:||1 December 2003|
|ICS Code (Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment):||01.080.20|
|ICS Code (General standards related to shipbuilding and marine structures):||47.020.01|
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship.
1.2 Characters are of Five Types:
1.2.1 Type 1-Plain letters and numerals (16 units).
1.2.2 Type 2-Block letters and numerals (12 units).
1.2.3 Type 3-Type 2 characters with shading (shading-1 unit).
1.2.4 Type 4-Block letters (10 units) and numerals (12 units).
1.2.5 Type 5-Type 4 characters with shading (shading-1 unit).
1.3 This specification does not give location or size of various shipboard markings incorporating letters and numerals.