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Royal Barrow Yacht Club (United Kingdom)

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Flag of Royal Barrow Yacht Club

Royal Barrow Yacht Club, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire (now in Cumbria)
Established 1867.
1880 Plain Blue Ensign. Blue burgee: bee on white quatrefoil.
2 March 1881. Requested title ‘royal’, adding that, “Lack of title, given to many similar clubs, hinders growth.”
7 March 1881. Title ‘royal’ granted . [National Archives HO 144/76/A2727]
1881. Crown added above badge on burgee.
1891. Plain Red Ensign.
1901. No longer in Lloyds Yacht Register.

David Prothero, 21 December 2014


[Royal Barrow Yacht Club]image by Clay Moss, 23 December 2014

The bee is taken from the Barrow-in-Furness arms. In those arms, it's canting as it's on a bend with an arrow following below it: B-arrow.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 31 December 2014