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Greece: Pilot and Port Captain

Last modified: 2003-11-22 by ivan sache
Keywords: pilot | cross (white) | anchor (blue) | circle (blue) | port captain |
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The last release of Album des Pavillons [pay00] does not show a specific flag for a pilot. Such a flag did exist in the past, as shown below.

c. 1917

[Pilot  flag 1917]by Phil Nelson

The flag, shown in National Geographic [gmc17], was blue with a large white border and a thin white cross.

c. 1924

[Pilot flag1924]by Phil Nelson

Webster's New International Dictionary [wbs24] showed the flag as blue with a large yellow border.

c. 1935

[Pilot flag 1935]by Ivan Sache

Flaggenbuch [neu92] shows a flag similar to the flag shown in National Geographic [gmc17], but with different proportion.

c. 1990

[Pilot flag c. 1190]by Zeljko Heimer

The flag shown in Album des Pavillons, edition 1995 [pie95] follows the same white cross / white border pattern, and has proportion 2:3.

Port Captain

[Port Captain flag]by Zeljko Heimer

The flag of a Port Captain was similar to a flag of a Pilot, but with an anchor in a circle placed in the middle of the flag.

Source: Album des Pavillons, edition 1995 [pie95]