Historical information

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.

Physical description

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.

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed in black texta top corner 5966 and in lwr crnr CHURCH

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