Vintage WW2 Union Flag (Union Jack) Flag Submarine HMS "Affray" Circa 1945/6
This flag is from a collection of flags from the Royal Navy submarine HMS Affray.
This particular flag measures: 53" x 27" It is stamped with "UNION" and the makers name BDS. It has some of its original lanyard and brass toggle.
Made of linen, The flag is in "good" overall condition - some moth nips in several place and some small tears (see photographs). There are no blemishes.
HMS Affray: British Amphion-class submarine built at the Cammell Laird yard, launched on 12 April 1945 and commissioned on 25 November 1945. It was the last the last Royal Navy submarine to be lost at sea, on 16 April 1951.
One of a small collection of 5 naval flags from this submarine obtained from a former naval officer who served on the ship in the early years of its service.