100% Nylon 1st Navy Jack Flag 3 x 5 Ft - Brass Grommets
Our most durable flag. Made in USA by Annin Flag Co. The best flag you can buy.
In 1980 the Secretary of the Navy directed that the ship with the longest active status shall display the First Navy Jack until decommissioned or transferred to inactive service. Then the flag will be passed to the next ship in line. This honor was conferred on the following U.S. Navy vessels:
1981–1982: Destroyer tender USS Dixie (AD-14), commissioned 1940 1982–1993: Destroyer tender USS Prairie (AD-15), commissioned 1940 1993–1993: Submarine tender USS Orion (AS-18), commissioned 1943 1993–1995: Repair Ship USS Jason (AR-8), commissioned 1944 1995–1995: Ammunition ship USS Mauna Kea (AE-22), commissioned 1957 1995–1998: Aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62), commissioned 1959 1998–2009: Aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), commissioned in 1961 2009-Present: Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65), commissioned 1961
Made in USA
Nyl-Glo-100% SolarMax nylon for outdoor use.
Featuring white Polyester Duck heading and brass grommets.
Double needle seam with 4 rows back-stitch reinforcement.