Commissioning pennant : HMAS Jervis Bay

Accession Number REL29033
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Flag
Physical description Nylon
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made Unknown
Conflict Period 2000-2009
East Timor, 1999-2013

White bunting commissioning pennant with red nylon cross of St George appliqued in machine zig zag stitch on both sides. The plain white synthetic canvas hoist has a white metal reinforced hole taking a length of hemp rope 16 cm long. The free end of the rope is attached to a wooden toggle.

History / Summary

Ship's commissioning pennant flown by HMAS Jervis Bay on voyages between Darwin and Dili, between 1999 and 2001, in support of Australian troops in East Timor.