U.S. 7 Star Commission Pennant - USS Francis Scott

Sub-collection: Star Spangled Banner Flag House

USS Francis Scott Key, 7 star US Commissioning Pennant, Nuclear Submarine, used at launch, 1966
There are 7 white stars on the blue canton plus one red and one white stripe in the Navy's "commission pennant." In the great age of sailing vessels, all navy ships had a "suite of flags" -- jack, ensign, and pennant.

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