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Royal Barrow Yacht Club, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire (now in Cumbria)
1880 Plain Blue Ensign. Blue burgee: bee on white quatrefoil.
2 March 1881. Requested title ‘royal’, adding that, “Lack of title, given to many similar clubs, hinders growth.”
7 March 1881. Title ‘royal’ granted . [National Archives HO 144/76/A2727]
1881. Crown added above badge on burgee.
1891. Plain Red Ensign.
1901. No longer in Lloyds Yacht Register.
David Prothero, 21 December 2014
image by Clay Moss, 23 December 2014
The bee is taken from the Barrow-in-Furness arms. In those arms, it's canting
as it's on a bend with an arrow following below it: B-arrow.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 31 December 2014