morecy
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BA Question

Tue Jul 17, 2001 3:23 am

Anyone know the significance of the "Chatham Historic Dockyard"? I have no idea what that's all about.
Thanks !!
 
trident3
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RE: BA Question

Tue Jul 17, 2001 3:26 am

The new Union Jack tailfin design is based on an old naval ensign originaly made at Chatham dockyard(now closed) hence the name
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G-CIVP
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RE: BA Question

Tue Jul 17, 2001 3:27 am

The Union Flag scheme is based on Nelson's flag he used and his fleet was based at Chatham, hence Chatham Historic Dockyard etc.