This is a Vintage Benin Ships Flag – 60″ x 36″. The colors of the flag carry cultural, political, and regional meanings. As stated in the national anthem, the green of the flag represent the hope of a new democracy. The red represents the courage of the ancestors, and the yellow is for the treasures of the nation.
Vessels sailing under the Benin Country Flag are required to have on board this flag as part of flag state requirements that derive from maritime regulations in the International Code of Signals and the International Safety Management Code.
The photos show one side of the flag and a close-up of the fabric.