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The special ensign of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club. Founded Birkenhead 1844.
Title 'Royal' granted 23 September 1844. Admiralty Warrant for special ensign
granted 24 September 1844. Original badge was just the Liver bird; crown added
between 1869 and 1875.
David Prothero, 8 October 2002
The Dumpy Book of Ships and the Sea (1957)
shows the burgee as the liver bird surmounted by a crown on a blue field.
James Dignan, 12 February 2008