Last modified: 2010-12-04 by ivan sache
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House flag of Carlini - Image by Ivan Sache & Pierre Gay, 22 February 2004
The Corsican shipowner Louis Carlini set up in 1925 a partnership with the Société Provençale d'Affrêtement et d'Armement in 1925.
In 1930, Louis Carlini operated on his own MS La-Corse between Marseilles and Corsica. The ship was sunk in the basin of the harbour station of Marseilles in August 1944.
Source: Paul Bois. Armements marseillais - Compagnies de navigation et navires à vapeur (1831-1988), published by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marseille-Provence [boi03].
Ivan Sache, 23 February 2004
Paul Bois [boi03] shows the house flag of Louis Carlini as white with three ascending thin diagonal blue, white and red stripes, a Moor's head in canton and the black letters "LC" & Cie", "LC" interlaced, in lower fly. The Moor's head recalls Carlini's Corsican origin.
Ivan Sache, 22 February 2004