QA-OZ Miscellaneous Name Titles.
QB BOARDS AND COMMITTEES (EXCEPT CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES).
(To be followed by name or initials of board or committees in question or by appropriate symbol.)
QC COMMISSIONS, MISSIONS, AND HIGH COMMISSIONS.
(To be followed by name or initials of commission, mission, or high commission in question or by appropriate symbol.)
QD BANDS AND ORCHESTRAS (OTHER THAN MARINE CORPS).
QD1 Navy band, Washington, D.C.
QD2 Navy band, Naval Academy.
QD3 Navy bands, ship and shore.
QD4 Government bands and orchestras other than Navy.
QD5 Civilian bands and orchestras.
QD6 Foreign bands and orchestras.
QE ARTS AND SCIENCES.
(To be followed by name.)
QF MONEY, COIN, ETC.
QG GRAND DIVISIONS, LAND, GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS, ETC.
QG1 Eastern Hemisphere.
QG2 Western Hemisphere.
QG2-1 North America.
QG2-2 South America.
QG2-3 West Indies.
QG2-4 Central America or Central American Republics.
QG2-5 Latin America or Latin American countries.
QG3 Arctic regions.
QG4 Antarctic regions.
QG5 Continental limits of countries.
QH GRAND DIVISIONS, WATER.
QH1 North Atlantic Ocean.
QH2 South Atlantic Ocean.
QH3 Mediterranean Sea.
QH4 Indian Ocean.
QH5 North Pacific Ocean--West.
QH6 South Pacific Ocean--West.
QH7 North Pacific Ocean--East.
QH8 South Pacific Ocean--East.
When exact body of water is to be designed, use QH followed by name. (This rule need not be followed by Hydrographic Office.)
QI ANIMALS ETC. (OTHER THAN DOMESTIC).
QL CONSTABULARY, POLICE AND DETECTIVES, SHORE PATROL, ETC.
QM COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES, INDUSTRIES, FIRMS, MANUFACTURERS, ETC.
When using this file number the name or initial of the firm shall follow right after the number, as per example, QM-New York Shipbuilding Co. or QM-NYSB.
QO FEDERAL PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
QO1 Outside of District of Columbia (add name of city).
QO2 Within District of Columbia.
To be followed by name of process written out in full.
QQ MISCELLANEOUS NAME TITLES.
QR NAVAL RESERVES.
QR1 Fleet Reserve.
QR2 Merchant Marine Reserve.
QR3 Volunteer Naval Reserve.
QR4 Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
QR5 Naval Reserve, aviation.
QR6 Naval Reserve, communication.
QR7 Organized Reserve.
To be combined with symbol of naval district involved.
QS VESSELS OTHER THAN NAVY.
QS1 Merchant vessels or merchant marine.
(Identification numbers to be added in parentheses)
QS2 Army transports.
QS3 Army cable ships.
QS4 Army mine planters.
QS5 Army engineers surrey vessels.
QS6 Army Lake survey vessels.
QS7 U.S. Maritime commission vessels.
QS8 Quarantine vessels.
QS9 Lighthouse vessels.
QS10 Immigration vessels.
QS11 Labor department vessels.
QS12 Coast and geodetic survey vessels.
QS13 Coast guard vessels.
QS14 Fish commission vessels.
QS15 Vessels belonging to foreign governments.
QS16 Nautical school ships. (Name title of State to be added.)
QS17 Privately owned yachts.
QS18 Privately owned harbor boats.
QS19 Naval reserve vessels.
QS20 Panama Canal boats.
Further divisions can be made by adding name of vessels.
QT TARGETS, TARGET SCREENS, TARGET RAFTS, TARGET KITES, AND TARGET HIGH SPEED.
QU GUNNERY TRAINING SHIPS.
QV RADIO STATIONS OTHER THAN NAVY.
QV1 Government stations other than Navy.
QV5 Commercial radio broadcasting stations.
QV6 Naval reserve radio stations.
QW1 Revolutionary War.
QW2 Naval war with France.
QW3 Tripolitan War.
QW4 War of 1812.
QW5 War with Barbary States.
QW6 War with Mexico.
QW7 Civil War.
QW8 Spanish-American War.
QW9 Philippine Insurrection.
QW10 Boxer Rebellion.
QW11 Second intervention in Cuba.
QW12 Vera Cruz campaign.
QW13 World War.
QW14 Nicaragua intervention.
QW15 Chinese expedition.
QW16 Foreign wars.
QW17 Sino- Japanese.
QW18 Spanish Rebellion.
QW19 European disturbances.
QX GEOGRAPHIC DIVISIONS, WATER.
(For Grand Divisions, Water, see QH.) Insert the following symbols to represent the various geographic divisions of water not otherwise specifically provided for, and follow with name when exact body of water is to be designated. (For Los Angeles Harbor use QX8-Los Angeles; for San Pedro, Calif., Harbor, use QX8-Los Angeles. The Harbor for Los Angeles is at San Pedro Calif.)
QX2 Gulfs and bays.
QX3 Lakes and lagoons.
QX4 Sounds, straits and channels (narrows).
QX5 Inlets; bayous and coves.
QX6 Rivers, creeks and brooks.
QX9 Great Lakes--5t. Lawrence Deep Waterway.
QZ STATE NAVAL MILITIAS AND NATIONAL GUARD.
(To be combined with name title of State in question.)