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House flag, Avenue Shipping Co. Ltd
The house flag of the Avenue Shipping Co. Ltd, London. On a rectangular white field, there is a blue cross with a blue bordered white diamond in the centre, bearing the blue letter 'A'. The flag is made of a wool and synthetic fibre bunting. It has a cotton hoist and is machine sewn. A rope and two Inglefield clips are attached.
Avenue Shipping was formerly the ship owning side of Birt, Potter & Hughes and called after their address: 2, Fenchurch Avenue. In 1954 the New Zealand Shipping Company formed a new 'Avenue Shipping' within its parent company P&O and took over the house flag of the older firm. The first Chairman was W.C. How the Deputy Chairman of New Zealand Shipping.
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- Image reference: F2636
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Pope Collection. Reproduced with kind permission of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.