Naval signal flag - Church Pennant
From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria
- Loose weave blend of synthetic and natural fibre large triangular pennant with red cross near hoist hem and long parallel panels of blue and red down the length of the pennant on white ground; rope hoist tethered and steel hoist fixings all calico bound along hem.
- H. 95 cms x w 282 cms
- pennants, flags, church flag
- This type of signal flag was hoisted by ships afloat to indicate that a church service was in progress. Th Flag was donated by the Paynesville Maritime Museum for use from time to time in the Chapel at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria.
- Mid - Late 20th C
- Southern Cross flags (Maker)
- Inscribed in black texta top corner 5966 and in lwr crnr CHURCH
- 5 Jun 2019 at 2:56PM