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Imperial navy rank flags, 1889-1896 (Japan)

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On Oct 7th 1889 introduced naval rank flags and abolished on December 24th 1896.
On land or at sea on board warships with not more than 2 masts. At sea on board warships with three masts.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 March 2014


Admiral

1889-1896
[Admiral's flag, 19th century]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 13 March 2014

Admiral: white field charged with red sun with eight rays.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 March 2014


Vice Admiral

1889-1896
[Admiral's flag, 19th century]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 13 March 2014

Vice Admiral: white field charged with red sun with eight rays and one small red ball at hoist.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 March 2014


Rear Admiral

1889-1896
[Admiral's flag, 19th century]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 13 March 2014

Rear Admiral: white field charged with red sun with eight rays and two small red balls at hoist.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 March 2014