an ensign having the Union Jack on a blue background at the upper corner of the vertical edge alongside the hoist: flown by Royal Navy auxiliary vessels, and, with some extra distinguishing mark or insignia, by certain yacht clubs Compare Red Ensign, White Ensign
Historical Examples

A Desperate Voyage Edward Frederick Knight
Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston
With Airship and Submarine Harry Collingwood
British Flags W. G. Perrin
The Keepers of the King’s Peace Edgar Wallace
The Flags of the World F. Edward Hulme
Yachting Vol. 2 Various.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4 Various
King’s Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855 E. Keble Chatterton


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