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Embiricos (Shipping company, Greece)

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Keywords: embiricos | national steam navigation company of greece | letter: e (blue) | letter: e (black) | saltire (white) | saltire (blue) |
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Presentation of Embiricos

The company N. Embiricos, of Andros, owned in 1915 the ship Assimacos, sunk in the Bay of Biscay in November 1916.
The company Georges M. Embericos purchased the ship Adana from Furness, Withy & Co. and renamed it Miltiades Embericos. The ships was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea in July 1917.

Ivan Sache, 29 April 2005

Embiricos Line

[Embiricos Lines house flag]

House flag of Embiricos Lines - Image by Jarig Bakker, 16 February 2005

According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of British and Foreign Steamship Companies [wed26], the house flag of Embiricos Line, a company based in Athens, is blue with a white saltire and in the middle a white disc charged with a blue E.
The same flag is shown, as #1509, on Lloyd's book of house flags and funnels of the principal steamship lines of the world and the house flags of various lines of sailing vessels, published at Lloyd's Royal Exchange. London. E.C. (1912) [llo12], also available online thanks to the Mystic Seaport Foundation.

The Maritime Timetable Images website shows the 1926-1927 and 1934 sailing timetables of the National Steam Navigation Company of Greece decorated with the same flag.

Jarig Bakker & Jan Mertens, 14 August 2007

M.A. Embiricos

[Embiricos house flag]

House flag of M.A. Embiricos - Image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 March 2009

According to Talbot-Booth (1937) [tbb37], the flag of M.A. Embiricos is white, divided by a blue saltire with converging lines. In the centre of the flag is a red disc, fimbriated black and charged with a black capital "E".

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 March 2009

S.G. Embiricos

[Embiricos house flag]         [Embiricos house flag]

House flag of S.G. Embiricos
Left, as shown in Brown, 1926 [wed26] - Image by Jarig Bakker, 25 December 2004
Right, as shown in The Caltex books of flags and funnels, 1959 [scx59] - Image by Jarig Bakker, 9 January 2005

The house flag of S.G. Embiricos, a company reported to be based either in Athens (Brown) or Piraeus (Caltex), is white with a blue letter E.

Jarig Bakker, 25 December 2004