Red Ensign


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Related to Red Ensign: Blue Ensign, White Ensign

Red Ensign

n
(Nautical Terms) the ensign of the British Merchant Navy, having the Union Jack on a red background at the upper corner of the vertical edge alongside the hoist. Compare White Ensign, Blue Ensign
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More rapidly now we closed the distance between ourselves and the stranger, until I could plainly see the red ensign of the British merchant marine.
Wounded as he was, it was wonderful how fast he could move, his grizzled hair tumbling over his face, and his face itself as red as a red ensign with his haste and fury.
She traded among dark islands on a blue reef- scarred sea, with the Red Ensign over the taffrail and at her masthead a house-flag, also red, but with a green border and with a white crescent in it.
His yacht's flagpole, cap and red ensign flag had been priced at PS50 yet sold for PS3,400.
His yacht's flagpole, cap and red ensign flag were expected to make PS50 but sold for PS3400, while his silver-plated wine cooler was expected to reach around PS80 but went for PS1500.
AT 10 am on Friday morning, The Lord Mayor raised the Red Ensign outside Birmingham Council House, why?
Challenging the First Nations demonstrators was a group of five Proud Boys waving the alt-right's adopted symbol of Canada's old Red Ensign national flag.
Saltburn-born Dr Nicholas Patrick has donated to the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum personal photographs including copies of Dr Patrick holding a photo of Captain Cook and the Colonial Red Ensign on his 2010 space mission, in which appropriately named craft?
Four of the five new ships, including the Atlantic Sea, will fly the Red Ensign and have Liverpool as their home port.
Racing Post Trophy entry Red Ensign looks on a potentially handy mark 2.
on Merchant Navy seafarers, the Red Ensign, officially recognised as the flag of the Merchant Navy, was flown.
To mark Merchant Navy Day on 3 September 2016, the Red Ensign flag will fly over the headquarters of the Department for Transport.