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Bestevaer (The Netherlands)

Nederlandsche Stoomvaartmaatschappij "Bestevaer", C. Goudriaan & Co.,

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[Bestevaer houseflag] image by Jarig Bakker, 16 Dec 2004 See also:

Bestevaer

Nederlandsche Stoomvaartmaatschappij "Bestevaer", C. Goudriaan & Co., Rotterdam - a triband BWB, with in the center a yellow diamond charged with a black "B". "Bestevaer" (Best father) was the nickname of the famous 17th century Dutch admirals Tromp and de Ruyter.
Source: Brown's Flags and Funnels of British and Foreign Steamship Companies, compiled by F.J.N. Wedge, Glasgow, 1926 [wed26]
Jarig Bakker, 16 Dec 2004

The "B" is shown as blue by Handboek voor Scheepvaartbelangen in Nederland (1917).
Neale Rosanoski, 22 Jan 2005


Bestevaer (blue B)

[Bestevaer alternate houseflag] image by Jarig Bakker, 30 Jan 2005

The "B" is shown as blue by Handboek voor Scheepvaartbelangen in Nederland (1917).
Neale Rosanoski, 22 Jan 2005