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Naval Jack c.1954-c.1980 (Lebanon)

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[Naval Jack (c.1954-c.1980) (Lebanon)] 2:3
image by Santiago Dotor and Željko Heimer
Flag adopted between 1943-1954, abolished c. 1980

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According to [Barraclough and Crampton 1981, the only flag in Lebanon apart from the national flag is the jack.
Santiago Dotor, 10 May 1999

I went personally to Beirut a few years ago and had a look on Lebanese Navy ships: they fly the normal national flag as ensign and as jack.
Armand Noel du Payrat, 10 May 1999

Based on [Pedersen 1971, I must agree with Santiago. At least in the 70's, Lebanon had a separate jack. Pedersen shows it with rounded anchors with smaller points and black lines separating the anchor portions from the national (square) and, of course, the older tree with the brown trunk. But otherwise it is the same as Santiago Dotor reported.
Michael P. Smuda, 11 May 1999

[Pedersen 1971 says about the Lebanese jack, "Introduced before 1954."
Santiago Dotor
, 06 May 2003