The blue ensign of Great Britain hung motionless from the mizzen of the yacht Petrel.
The chase on this hoisted a blue ensign and hove-to with main-topsail to the mast.
She flew no flag at her masthead, it is true; but Mildmay could now see that she had hoisted a blue ensign on her ensign staff.
There are, however, instances during the eighteenth century of these ships flying a red or blue ensign.
She had dipped her flag to the Wiggle's blue ensign, and Bones had replied with two terrific blasts on his siren.
On the blue ensign of the Board of Trade is found in the fly a white circle, and within this a ship in full sail (see Fig. 105).
The flag of the club is the blue ensign of Her Majesty's fleet, with a gold crown and Maltese cross.
Certain yacht clubs are also authorized by special admiralty warrant to fly the blue ensign.
If an Excise vessel, a blue ensign and pendant "with the marks now used."