red duster

red duster

n
(Nautical Terms) an informal name (Brit) for the Red Ensign
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I noted that so many cities and towns will be making a effort to show that people do remember this important day, and flying the Red Duster.
The flag, affectionately known as the Red Duster, will be hoisted by council chairman Gary Bell.
She eventually cost me pounds 15,500 when Red Duster, ridden by Paul Cook, took the last leg, the 8.
CROTCHETY congr egation members at St Nicholas's Liverpool parish church Armed Forces' Day service demanded to know why the Merchant Navy's Red Duster was flying.
He won't let you forget he's amanof the people, a qualified electrician whose playing career began with the South Shields Sunday League side Red Duster.
The sale attracted purchasers from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, with the top lot being Red Duster, who was bought by Suliman Bhana for Dh225,000.
I recently received a Veterans' Badge with the Red Duster flag motif awarded only to those merchantmen involved in military operations and nothing for those on convoys to Murmansk, Malta or across the Atlantic, which were far more deserving than Bevin Boys.
Former merchant seamen have strongly opposed proposals to add EU stars to the flag, affectionately know as the Red Duster.
The standard, known as a red duster, will be kept in a museum there.
Assembly speaker Dafydd Elis-Thomas had banned their Red Duster flag from being flown outside the Cardiff Bay building until First Secretary Rhodri Morgan stepped in.
Apparently Lady Astor's top brass naval escort, an admiral, blushed the colour of his Red Duster when she canvassed a rather rough area of Plymouth in 1919 and had one doorknock answered by a girl who explained that her mother wasn't at home.
It happened on Friday at 11pm outside the Red Duster Pub, Whiteleas Way in South Shields.