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by Graham Bartram
Flag adopted 1875
The blue ensign was adopted in 1875 by the Colonial Office.
Pascal Vagnat, 30 April 1997
The previous blue ensign, if I recall correctly, had the shield of arms in a standard white disc.
Roy Stilling, 30 April 1997
The Gibraltar blue ensign, used by the Government of Gibraltar vessels, used to be the official flag of the colony Gibraltar is the only remaining Crown Colony, all the others are Overseas Territories until the Gibraltar government decided to use the city flag instead.
Graham Bartram, 12 December 1998