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Hermann R. Lassen (German Shipping Company)

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Hermann R. Lassen

Hermann R.Lassen was an agent in the beginning but became corresponding owner of a ship of Rickmers in 1887. The Lassen company sold its last ship in 1907 and since then Lassen worked as ship-broker.This company exists still today having the name: "Lassen & Co. Reederei Agentur G.m.b.H.".
The shipping-company used a red flag with a white diamond touching the edges with a black serifed capital "L".
Source: Jürgen Meyer: ""Hamburger Segelschiffe von 1795-1945" ; ISBN 3-89225-400-1; Hamburg 1999; p.150ff.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2007

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[Direct Line London (Hermann R. Lassen)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Apr 2012

It is a blue swallow tail pennant with a red disc slightly shifted to the hoist.
Source: Gratis Beilage zu Deicken und Behrmann's Neuen Monatsheften Neue Ausgabe Sommer 1897
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Apr 2012

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