Last modified: 2009-05-18 by rob raeside
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On 11 May 2005 the Secretary of State for Defence granted a warrant to
Rochester Cruising Club for a Blue Ensign defaced with the badge of the club.
The club burgee is yellow with a red lion, passant guardant, from the arms of
the City of Rochester. On the ensign the lion is on a yellow disc in the lower
corner of the fly. Application for the ensign was made to mark the club's one
hundredth anniversary. It is the first new ensign granted to a club without
military connections since 1977.
David Prothero, 11 January 2006
image by Clay Moss, 4 October 2008
I sent the badge to the club's Commodore and executive for their critique. They
approved it and I have quartered the blue ensign as per a photo
provided by the RCC. You can read about the history of the club at: http://www.rochestercc.co.uk/index_files/Page355.htm
Clay Moss, 4 October 2008