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Carregadores Açoreanos Companhia de Navegaçao (shipping company, Portugal)

Last modified: 2018-12-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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White flag, a goshawk red, flanked by 9 red 5-point stars, one triplet above his head, two triplets beneath his spread wings, all flanked in base by dotted, unserifed, black initials "C.A.".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2018

About the company

The company is acc. to source based in St. Michaels, probably São Miguel on the Açores archipelago. The translation of the name is "Azorean Load Carriers Shipping Company". The goshawk is a local Azorean symbol.
Source: U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office (editor): "Merchant Marine House Flags and Stack Insignia", 1st edition 1961, p.3-135, row 2 column 2
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2018

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