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Wimmer (shipping company, Portugal)

J.E.A. Wimmer & Co.

Last modified: 2018-12-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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Wimmer house flag
image by Ivan Sache, 24 Jan 2004
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About the flag

The flag is white with a green diagonal stripe and "J" and "W" (red) in the upper left and lower right corners, respectively, altogether the colours of Portugal.
Sources: Lloyd's book of House Flags and Funnels 1911, p.133 image 2044 and Flaggenbuch 1905, part V, p.67b, image 428
Ivan Sache, 24 Jan 2004

About the company

The company was established by Johannes Eduard Alfred Wimmer in 1887 in Hamburg and moved to Lisboa in 1907. After the total confiscation of his ships by Portuguese government the company was dissolved after WWI.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2007

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