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Eerland Shipping (The Netherlands)

Gerrit J. Eerland LCM Zoon B. V. Sleepdienst & Transportonderneming

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[Eerland houseflag] by Jarig Bakker, 5 Oct 2003 See also:


Houseflag of Eerland (A Smit International Company).
Diagonal triband black-white-black with a black "E" centered.
Jorge Candeias, 18 March 1999

Source: Company's website
Dov Gutterman, 25 February 1999

Eerland. The flag of Gerrit J. Eerland LCM Zoon B. V. Sleepdienst & Transportonderneming is green and white, not black and white although the company  website is not clear and the error is understandable. The letter though is black and the correct version can be seen on Josef  Nüsse's site. Brown 1995, show the correct colours but have the flag bands sloping the other way.
Neale Rosanoski, 25 Sep 2003

Eerland other version

[Eerland other version] by Jarig Bakker, 3 Sep 2005

Image after Brown's Flags and Funnels Shipping Companies of the World, compiled by J.L. Loughran, Glasgow, 1995 [lgr95].
Gerrit J. Eerland Zoon, B.V., Rotterdam - green flag, a slanting vertical white flydiagonal stripe, charged with black "E".
Jarig Bakker, 3 Sep 2005

"Duwvaart" by Jansen & Van Heck show the "Eerland other version" in b/w on p. 31.
At the time of writing (book published 1988) the company was owned by Smit Internationaal but was allowed to retain its own funnel and flag. Various photos on pp. 31-32 unfortunately do not show a flag (either version).
There are, however, the last two photos on this page: the wee little flags confirming the "other version" shown.
Jan Mertens, 4 Mar 2006