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[Hans Hinrich Schmidt] image by Jorge Candeias, 30 Nov 2004 See also:

H.H. Schmidt, Hamburg

The flag is pretty clear: a blue flag with a white disc in the center, charged with a red S and 4 stars in the corners. If it wasn't for a small detail, it would have been pratically identical to a flag I sent at 11.05.2004, identified, although not very positively, as Jos H. Soest: a larger disc (and letter) isn't much of a difference.
But there's the detail: instead of being 5-pointed, the stars are now 6-pointed.
Regarding the caption, it's not very clear. The first word seems to be "Hans", but that's doubtful; The second word is practically illegible, and Korr is just something whose shape is close to the overall shape of this word; the third word, "Schmidt", is the only one that is practically certain.
Jorge Candeias, 30 Nov 2004

Five-pointed stars on No. 103 (Hans Hinrich Schmidt, Hamburg) of the on-line 1912 Lloyds Flags & Funnels.
Jan Mertens, 1 Dec 2004

That turns this flag identical to the other one. A bit strange for contemporary (especially if unrelated) companies. I think some deeper digging on this issue would probably be advisable, and I'll wait till we have some more answers before I reGIFf (not that there's much to change, really).
Jorge Candeias, 1 Dec 2004

H.H. Schmidt, Hamburg

[H.H. Schmidt, Hamburg] image by Jarig Bakker, 24 Dec 2004

Image after Brown's Flags and Funnels of British and Foreign Steamship Companies, compiled by F.J.N. Wedge, Glasgow, 1926 [wed26]
H.H. Schmidt, Hamburg - blue flag, in center white disk with red "S"; in all corners a white 5-pointed star.
Jarig Bakker, 14 Dec 2004