U.S. Navy Commodores Broad Pennant 1869-1876.

Sub-collection: Decatur Collection of Military & Naval Service - Spanning 100 years

U.S. Navy Commodores Broad Pennant, 1869-1876.
This is an extremely rare Commodores Broad Pennant used by the U.S. Navy for a brief period. During this period, the U.S. Navy abandoned its system of blue flags bearing the appropriate numbers of stars for an admiral's grade, replacing it with 13 stripe flags, some defaced with red stars.

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