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U.S. 16 Star Navy Boat Flag.

Sub-collection: Star Spangled Banner Flag House

16 Star U.S. Navy Boat Flag - Navy Yard Charleston, 1850's.
This is a U.S. Navy Boat Ensign (Boat Flag) from the Naval Yard in Boston, Massachusetts, 1854-63. Marked in ink upon the heading are the inscriptions: "6 Ft. BOAT ENSIGN" and "N Y C" (the latter indicating manufacture at the United States Naval Yard at Charlestown (Boston Harbor)

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