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US WW2 Signal Flags
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 05:37 AM UTC
I'm building the USS Kidd in 1/350 scale. I'm modeling her as she looks today. She has signal flags that fly from the right side of the mast (looking forward). What size would these flags be? I'm going to make some on my printer.

Kenny
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 08:09 PM UTC
Flag halyards and flag bags are on Port and Starboard sides of the signal bridge.
here-
http://navysite.de/what/flags.htm
Here are the sizes-
http://www.shipcamouflage.com/Flag_Specifications.htm
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 09:03 PM UTC
It looks like the standard is 52 1/2". Mucho Gracias.
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 09:48 PM UTC
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