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Title: The State of the City of the Vatican
Medium: article in a non-vexillological source
Main author(s): Gordon Ireland
Language: English
Source title: American Journal of International Law
Source number (date): 27 (1933)
Source pages: 271-289


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Title: “Asokan” Pillars: A Reassessment of Evidence - IV: Symbolism
Medium: article in a non-vexillological source
Main author(s): John Irwin
Language: English
Source title: The Burlington Magazine
Source number (date): 118.884 (November) (1976)
Source pages: 734 + 736-751 + 753


Title: Pomorski običaji i tradicije
(in English: Maritime customs and traditions)
Medium: book
Main author(s): Vladimir Isaić
Edition (publisher: place): Adamić: Rijeka (Croatia)
Language: Croatian
Edition date: 2001 (1st ed.)
Pages: 235
Format: A5 (tall) (210×140 mm)

deals with customs and traditions (so also flags) of military and merchant navies, mostly concentrated on Adriatic sea and Croatian coast (i.e. covering from medieval, Austro-Hungarian, Yugoslav Royal, NDH, Socialist Yugoslavia and modern Croatian navies)


  • Flags at sea
    • Flag as identification
    • National flags on Adriatic
    • Naval ensigns on Adriatic [with 12 pages of coloured charts of naval flags of mentioned countries, historically used on Croatian Adriatic]
    • Flag hoisting [on ways how the flags are displayed on a ship]
    • Flags signaling rank and heirarchy [incl. Blue Ribbon, Merito Navale and Fortitudini Navali, the last two very interesting A-H flags]
    • Vjesnik Blue Ribbon (yearly award on Adriatic for maritime extraordinary deeds, mostly for bravery in rescuing the wracked sailors)
  • Duties on a ship
    • Duties on deck, watch and sentry
    • Wistle - a mean and a mark of commanding
    • Ships bell and time service
    • Stern deck and port (side of a ship) as privileged positions
    • Masthead basket - surveillance service
    • Discipline on ship
  • Ceremonies and honours
    • Honour to the naval ensign
    • Ceremony or boarding and leaving
    • Naval countesy - receptions on ship
    • Celebrations and festivities
      • Dressing the ship (Flag "gala", pavois) [incl. few charts showing the dressing rules of A-H and Yu ships in navy and merchant marine]
      • Honour guns
      • Honour by manning the decks
      • Fleet parade
    • Mourning ceremonies on ship - funerals on sea
  • Naval uniforms, duties and ranks
    • Naval uniforms [incl. several drawings of uniforms in mentioned navies]
      • Officers
      • Shipmen
    • Duties (functions) and ranks in navy [incl. several charts on rank insignia in the mentioned navies]
  • Firm customs
    • Setting a ship into the water
    • Identification
      • Ship names
        • Merchant ships
        • Naval ships
        • Naming of the ships though history on Croatian Adriatic [incl. flags of (some) shipping companies there through history]
      • Hull colouring
      • Greetings among ships on high seas
      • Passing the equator line
      • Customs concerning the birds
      • Headfigures
      • Ship’s decommission
  • Adopted practice
    • Signal flags and flag signals
    • Quarantine and Lazarettes
    • SOS signal
    • Measuring units in marines
    • Legal authority of ships captain
    • Postal service
  • Maritime beliefs and legends
    • Ex voto
    • Legends and tales of sailors
    • Coins beneath masts
    • Celebration of sailors depth
    • Sailor’s earring
Željko Heimer, 16 Jul 2002


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Title: Internationaal seinboek ten dienste van alle natiën. Nieuwe bijgewerkte officieele uitgaaf.
Medium: book
Edition (publisher: place): (unknown publisher): Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Language: Dutch