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Russian merchant flags (<1917)

Last modified: 2005-10-15 by antonio martins
Keywords: russian empire | merchant | house flag | k.m. | kavkaz i merkuriĭ | caucasus and mercury | rossiyskiĭ morskoĭ soz | r.m.s. | p.m.c. |
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Merchant flags (19th cent.)

It is perhaps not very well known fact, that majority of Russian merchant navy during the 19th century was registered in the grand-duchy of Finland, owned and operated by Finns. These ships used Russian flags, but among seafaring circles was known as Finnish rather than Russians.
Iiro Hyrsky, 29 Feb 2000


Кавказ и Меркурий | Kavkaz i Merkuriĭ

[KiM flag]
image by Victor Lomantsov, 04 Jun 2000

Flag of steamship and merchant company Kavkaz i Merkuriĭ (Caucasus and Mercury)
Victor Lomantsov, 04 Jun 2000

Pennant

[KiM Pennant]
image by Victor Lomantsov, 04 Jun 2000

Pennant of the same company
Victor Lomantsov, 04 Jun 2000


Российский Морской Союз | Rossiĭskiĭ Morskoĭ Soûz (1910-1917)

[RMS flag]
image by Victor Lomantsov, 10 Jun 2000

Ensign of "Russian Sea Union" - white-blue-red flag with abbreviation "RMS" (Rossiyskiy Morskoy Soyuz). The ensign was adopted by Emperor on November, 8, 1910 (Decree No 34371).
Victor Lomantsov, 10 Jun 2000