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Société Anonyme des Armateurs Nantais (Shipping company, France)

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[Armateurs Nantais house flag]

House flag of Armateurs Nantais - Image by Ivan Sache, 26 February 2004

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Presentation of Armateurs Nantais

The company appears to have operated sailing vessels in Nantes, 1899-1922.

Neale Rosanoski, 27 November 2004

House flag of Armateurs Nantais

The house flag of the company is shown as #2018, p. 133, section "sailing vessels", in Lloyd's book of house flags and funnels of the principal steamship lines of the world and the house flags of various lines of sailing vessels [llo12], published at Lloyd's Royal Exchange. London. E.C. (1911), also available online thanks to the Mystic Seaport Foundation.

The flag is quartered white and red with the black letters "A" and "N" in the first and fourth white quarters, respectively.

Ivan Sache, 27 December 2003

The company is shown as Société des Armateurs Nantais by Louis Lacroix (Les Derniers Grand Voiliers) and Jean Randier (Grands Voiliers Français) with both showing ordinary letters and the latter showing them as blue instead of black.

Neale Rosanoski, 27 November 2004