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Old 06-03-2012, 11:36 PM   #21
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Story goes that Tom Perkin's super-mega-yacht Maltese Falcon sometime flies flags that spell out "Rarely does one have the privilege to witness vulgar ostentation on such a grand scale."

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Old 06-03-2012, 11:36 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
I have an HOn3 brass model of one of their 2-6-6-2s that they acquired from the Unintah and converted to tender use.
Lucky you!

On the other hand, I've a model of one of the two last of Southern Pacific RR's (compound-steam) Mallet locomotives, also in 2-6-6-2.

Keeping in spirit, here is a steam-powered boat in Juneau:


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Old 06-04-2012, 06:30 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Boydster View Post
Story goes that Tom Perkin's super-mega-yacht Maltese Falcon sometime flies flags ...

Perkins sold Maltese Falcon in 2009.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:31 PM   #24
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Ah Flags...served in the Royal Navy as a signal man in a previous life, including a period on Britannia many moons ago. In order of precedence halyards and flag hoists are read from masthead, stbd outer halyard, port outer halyard stbd inner halyard, port inner halyard. i.e. if you wish to communicate two signals at the same time the stbd outer halyard is more "important" than the hoist on the port inner.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:47 PM   #25
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Thanks for the interesting flag post, Mark. Always helps to get a refresher on the proper way to fly the flags. Where I come from and the way I was raised, respect for the flag means something. Not all appreciate it, but many of us still do. Thanks!!

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