This blue and white letter “P” Papa nautical signal flag was made in New Orleans, Louisiana by the Foster CO. INC. It is made of cotton and has natural fiber rope.
This nautical signal flag was removed from a vessel being cut up for scrap. This flag is exactly like it was when it was found, it has not been washed.
P: Papa – The Blue Peter.
In harbour: All persons should report on board as the vessel is about to proceed to sea.
This flag measures 3 feet wide and 5 feet 2 inches long.
On the flag-pole side of the flag, on one corner there is a rope loop, and on the other corner there is a short section of rope with a rope loop on the end.
Shown in the photos is one side of the nautical signal flag and a close up of the fabrics fibers
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