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J.H. Jensen (German Shipping Company)

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[J.H. Jensen] image by Jorge Candeias, 9 Dec 2004 See also:

J.H. Jensen

The flag is a blue-white-blue triband with a fat, seriffed "J" in the center. And the caption seems to read "J. M. Jensen", although some doubts remain.
Jorge Candeias, 9 Dec 2004

According to the on-line 1912 Lloyd's Flags & Funnels it's 'J.H. Jensen, Flensburg'. No. 1287.
Jan Mertens, 10 Dec 2004

J.H. Jensen - variant

[J.H. Jensen var] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2007

J.H. Jensen - The Jensens came from Flensburg and moved their business to Hamburg after WWI. The last owner Kurt Stein changed dissolved the company in 1924 and ran the last two vessels under his own name. This variant of the flag is white with narrow light blue (FIAV-code B- or B--) horizontal stripes on both edges and a serifed light blue capital "J" in the centre of the flag.
Source: Jürgen Meyer: "Hamburger Segelschiffe von 1795-1945"; ISBN 3-89225-400-1; Hamburg 1999; p.230.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2007