Brinkworth, who has served in the merchant navy
, what sort of specimen of the moral influence of out-of-door life and muscular cultivation he is."
Members of the Dumfries branch of the Merchant Navy
Association were thrilled as their official flag was hoisted in the air ahead of Merchant Navy
Day on September 3.
The 'Red Duster' is the Merchant Navy
flag which displays the 'Union Jack' in the top quarter against a full red background.
- recipients of 2019 Merchant Navy
Medal awards announced
Day honours men and women who served during both World Wars, and recognises the contribution made by today's Merchant Navy
, which we rely on for 95 per cent of our imports.
Since 2000, Merchant Navy
Day has honoured the brave men and women who kept our island nation afloat during both World Wars.
"Vessels in the merchant navy
were often defenceless and their work perilous with the constant threat of attack from enemy submarines, surface raiders, aircraft and mines," Mr Chester said.
Viewforth was one of hundreds of civic buildings and landmark flag-poles across the UK to pay tribute to Britain's brave seamen and seawomen by flying the official UK Merchant Navy
Paying tribute to the colt, O'Brien said: "Merchant Navy
proved himself a very special horse.
The finish was dramatic - Merchant Navy
and Ryan Moore shaded the photo by a short head from France's City Light - and the start was contentious.
was beaten by Redkirk Warrior two starts ago back in Australia, concern.
The Merchant Navy
has done a lot of good work, and I'm not against the flag being flown as a tribute to the seafarers.