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Ensigns from the Ching Dynasty (China): 8

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  1. Merchant vessel amulet ensign
    1. Rectangular ensign
    2. Eight divinatory signs ensign
    3. Tegu ensign
  2. Provision transport vessel
  3. Trade Department merchant ensign

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35. Merchant vessel amulet ensign

a. Rectangular ensign

rectangular amulet ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 October 2006
Proportions: 2:11
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A long rectangular ensign with orange fringe, with 6 sets of red and black vertical stripes; above an orange pennant.
together with orange small pennant
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2006


b. Eight divinatory signs ensign

eight divanatory signs ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 October 2006
Proportions: 6:7
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A square red ensign bearing eight divinatory signs in black.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2006


c. Tegu ensign

tegu ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 October 2006
Proportions: 6:7
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A square white ensign with red/blue ying-yang.  Both b) and c) look like Korean flags.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2006


36. Provision transport vessel

provision transport vessel
image by Eugene Ipavec, 18 October 2006
Proportions: 24:57
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

An orange rectangular ensign with Chinese words for Jiangsu Province 江蘇 漕糧船 together with a small orange pennant
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2006


37. Trade Department merchant ensign

trade department merchant ensign
image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 October 2006
Proportions: 4:7
Source: Ching Dynasty Naval and Civil Ensigns chart (1881)

A red rectangle ensign with yellow disc in the center.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 14 October 2006