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Beacon Control Ensign for use in Korea (Japan, 1871-1945)

Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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1871-1945 Version

[Beacon control vessels in Korea]
image by Jaume Ollé

The flag was used October 1, 1910 - 1945.

Nozomi Kariyasu, 16 Mar 2000

1910-1945 Version

[Japanese lightship flag in Korea]
image by Jaume Ollé

This flag was used by navigation signal control vessels when Korea was a Japanese colony. The six red lines on a white field are the Kanji character HIKARI ("light"). The flag was used from 27 October 1871 until the end of World War II.

Nozomi Kariyasu, 23 Feb 2000