Admiralty flag


Definition of Admiralty flag

: a British sea flag of red with an anchor and cable in yellow in the center

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First Known Use of Admiralty flag

1755, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Admiralty flag

so called from its being flown on boats carrying members of the Board of Admiralty

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The first known use of Admiralty flag was in 1755

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“Admiralty flag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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