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Commander of the Fleet (Thailand)

Last modified: 2005-01-29 by santiago dotor
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[Commander of the Fleet (Thailand)] 2:3
by Calvin Paige Herring

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Source: Flaggenbuch 1939.

Calvin Paige Herring, 20 May 1998

From the Singha Beer source:

The Frigate [wrong translation for 'fleet'] Commander's Flag
This a dark blue flag, measuring two-thirds of its length. In the middle stands an anchor threaded through a flaming Chakkra, above which hovers the Royal Crown-all of which are in yellow.

The flag is shaped like a bird's tail. The flag first made its appearance in B.E.2479 [1936 AD] and has been in use ever since. Currently, it is known [as] "The Commander of a War Frigate's [wrong translation for 'fleet'] Flag".

The image is identical to the Commander of the Fleet's flag in Flaggenbuch 1939. The Thai term for fleet has been mistranslated above as frigate.

Santiago Dotor, 5 November 1999