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by Jan Oskar Engene
Flag adopted 1917
From the Singha Beer source:
Flag of the Royal Thai Navy
This is a rectangular flag, similar to the "Trairanga" except for the red circle in the middle which reaches as far as the red stripes at the top and bottom. In the circle stands a white elephant in full caparison facing the flagpole. [Identical to the Naval Ensign above, albeit with a greener 'caparison' as that of the Ambassadorial / Envoy's Flag.].
The flag was designed in B.E.2460 [1917 AD] by the Royal Decree issued by King Rama VI. The flag was flown from the stem [sic possibly "stern"?] of a ship and from government offices under the jurdiction [sic] of the Navy. The flag has been in use ever since.
Santiago Dotor, 12 November 1999Mostbet