Bermuda Flag Meaning & Details

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 Bermuda Flag
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  • red, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Bermudian coat of arms (a white shield with a red lion standing on a green grassy field holding a scrolled shield showing the sinking of the ship Sea Venture off Bermuda in 1609) centered on the outer half of the flag

  • it was the shipwreck of the vessel, filled with English colonists originally bound for Virginia, that led to settling of Bermuda

    note: the flag is unusual in that it is only British overseas territory that uses a red ensign, all others use blue


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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