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by Vincent Morley
Cabot, sailing for England, in 1497 flew the St. George's Cross (red vertical cross on a white field) in Newfoundland and eastern Canada.
by Edward Mooney
The Union Flag flew in North American British colonies (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick) before 1763.
This flag, along with flags of Spain, the United States
and Russia probably appeared on the Pacific coast until the region was finally
established as a British possession in the 1790's.
Peter Cawley, 25 May 1995