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House flag, British and Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd
The house flag of the British and Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd, Dublin. On a white field, there is a red cross with a green border. The flag is made of nylon fabric, with a cotton hoist and is machine sewn. It has a rope and toggle attached.
Started in 1836, the British and Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd was a Dublin based company running services to London via Falmouth and Plymouth. It merged with Coast Lines in 1938 and was taken over by the Irish Government in 1965.
- Image reference: F2714
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Pope Collection. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the owner of the flag's emblem and would welcome any information that would help us update our records.