USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Joseph Giannattasio

PILLSBURY SOUND, U.S.V.I – An Auxiliary vessel’s flying National Ensign and Auxiliary Patrol Ensign add to the spectacular scenery surrounding the passage between the Caribbean and Atlantic basins.

Pillsbury Sound is delineated by the big islands of St. Thomas and St. John forming the eastern and western boundaries; Lovango, Congo, Mingo, Grassy and Thatch Cays can be seen in the background.

 

Comments


  1. Cgaux says:

    Isn’t the National Ensign always supposed to be larger than the Auxiliary and Coast Guard ensigns?

    • J. Piteo says:

      It looks like they’re the same size. The patrol flag just looks bigger since it is closer to the camera lens and waving toward the camera. Also the National Ensign is waving down or away from camera.

  2. rrolland says:

    I see no example such as this in the Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual.
    Check Chapter 3.


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