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Ensigns from the Ching Dynasty (China): 4

Last modified: 2014-04-05 by zoltán horváth
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  1. Navy Salvage
  2. Coastal Guard
  3. Customs vessel ensign
  4. Northern customs ensign
  5. River Customs ensign

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16. Navy Salvage

navy salvage
image by Eugene Ipavec, 2 October 2006
Proportions: 2:3
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

Red, yellow , red horizontal stripes (1:2:1) like the Spanish flag.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 2 October 2006


17. Coastal Guard

coastal guard
image by Eugene Ipavec, 2 October 2006
Proportions: 3:5
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A red bordered white triangle.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 2 October 2006


18. Customs vessel ensign

customs vessel ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec, 2 October 2006
Proportions: 4:5
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

Green with a yellow saltire and Chinese words 江海關.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 2 October 2006


19. Northern customs ensign

Northern customs ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec and Mario Fabretto, 3 October 2006
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A yellow triangle with a blue dragon and Chinese words.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 October 2006


Very similar to the 1872 national flag. The characters should go vertically between the pearl and anchors, but are omitted, I assume because of illegibility.
Eugene Ipavec, 3 October 2006


20. River customs ensign

river customs ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec and Mario Fabretto, 3 October 2006
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A yellow triangle with blue dragon with Chinese words and crossed red anchors.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 3 October 2006