A Vexillological Monoalphabetic Sentence?

Maria Popova’s review of Timothy Donaldson‘s visual history of the alphabet, Shapes for Sounds (cowhouse), includes the following “appendix” from that book:

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“Appendix No 33 / International maritime signal flags. This is a vexillological monoalphabetic sentence.” [from Shapes for Sounds (cowhouse) by Timothy Donaldson]
It may be a sequence, but it’s not a sentence.  It contains one, though.  What is it?

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Author: SDM

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