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Soviet Navy, 1935-1950 (initial flags of the second pattern)

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Keywords: soviet navy | star: 5 points (red) | hammer and sickle: no star | hammer and sickle (red) | anchor (blue) | anchors: crossed | star: 5 points (blue) | jack | star: 5 points (fimbriated) |
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Naval ensign (1935-1992)

[Naval ensign]
by Yosef Obskura and Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999 | [two-sided]

Naval flag [i.e. naval ensign] of USSR.
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999

It is white with thin light blue stripe in base, and big red star in hoist and red sickle and hammer in fly. Proportions 2:3.
Zeljko Heimer 12 Jul 1996

the ensign of soviet navy (white with red star, hammer, sickle and blue stripe in bottom) was adopted with Decision of CEC (Central Executive Committee) and CPC (Council of People’s Commissioners) on 27 may 1935 and was firstly hoisted on navy ships on 1 july 1935. The flag based on historical navy flag of Andrew’s cross (white field, blue stripe).
Victor Lomantsov, 18 Mar 2000


Defense Comissar (1935-1950)

Flag of the people's commisar [i.e. minister] of defence of USSR (1935-1950).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999

Same as the naval ensign, with leaves and ribbon ornament around the star.
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999


Navy Comissar (1938-1950)

Flag of the people's commissar [i.e. minister] of the Naval Fleet of USSR (1938-1950).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999

Red ensign with the naval ensign in canton with red anchor behind the star and golden wreath and ribbon abound it.
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999


Commander of Naval General Staff (1938-1950)

[Commander of Naval General Staff]
by Yosef Obskura and Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999

Flag of the commander of Naval General Staff of the Naval Fleet and the Naval Forces (1938-1950).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999


Army Naval Forces (1935-1937)

[Army Naval Forces]
by Yosef Obskura and Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999

Flag of the commander of RKKA [Workers and Peasants Red Army] Naval Forces (1935-1937).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999


Inspector of the Army Naval Forces (1935-1937)

[Inspector of the Army Naval Forces]
by Yosef Obskura and Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999

Flag of the inspector of RKKA [Workers and Peasants Red Army] Naval Forces (1935-1937).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999


Army Staff (1935-1950)

Flag of the commander of the RKKA [Workers and Peasants Red Army] Staff (1935-1938) and of the commander of the RKKA General-Staff (1938-1950).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999

Same as the naval ensign, with crossed blue rifles (?) behind the star.
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999


Jack (1932-1992)

[Jack]
by Yosef Obskura and Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999

The Soviet jack was (since 1932) red with white-bordered star and a hammer and sickle at the centre of star.
Nikolay Khimenkov, 13 Mar 1999

Jack (1950-1992).
Zeljko Heimer, 15 Apr 1999, quoting from
Flag-znamya korablya, Russian Navy website,
consulted 07 Mar 1999

Navy jack (red with white star, hammer, sickle) was adopted on 8 july 1935. It was second jack, the first was adopted 29 august 1924.
Victor Lomantsov, 18 Mar 2000

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