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Naval Flags: Bangladesh

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Naval Ensign

[Bangladesh Naval Ensign] by Željko Heimer

White, with the national flag in canton.
Jan Zrzavy, 16 January 1998

Ratio 1:2 according to Album 2000.
Željko Heimer, 14 February 2001

In a photo at of a ship, formerly HMS Dumbarton Castle, sold to the Bangladeshi navy, the flag appears to be 3:5, not 1:2.
Marcus Schmöger, 24 October 2010

Album 2000 makes it 1:2, but the British Flag Institute shows 3:5
Christopher Southworth, 25 October 2010


[Bangladesh Jack] by Željko Heimer

The jack is the same as the national flag, as is stated in several sources (such as [zna99]), but there are a few sources that mention that the ratio is 1:2, and Album 2000 has the disk in the middle of the flag.
Željko Heimer, 14 February 2001

Chief of Naval Staff

[BD Chief of Naval Staff] by Željko Heimer

Blue flag with white Navy emblem in the middle. The emblem consists of a cabled anchor (with crossbar in perspective - an unusual feature) topped with a white disk with shapla leaves all within a wreath of leaves and underneath, a a ribbon with inscription.
Ratio: 2:3
Source: Album des Pavillons
Željko Heimer, 14 February 2001

Masthead Pennant

[War Pennant] by Željko Heimer

The masthead pennant is a long green pennant (about 1:10) witha red oval close to the hoist. The red oval seems to be made up of a square with side length half the length of the hoist, and semicircles joined to the hoist and fly sides.
Source: Album 2000
Željko Heimer, 15 February 2001