Flying the flag for Merchant Navy Day 2019

Posted on: Tuesday 3 September 2019

For the fifth year running, today we fly the Red Ensign; the UK Merchant Navy's official flag outside the civic centre in Pontypool.

Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day on 3rd September has honoured the brave men and women who kept our 'island nation' afloat during both World Wars.

This year it is hoped that the Red Ensign will be flown at more than one thousand locations across the UK to remember the sacrifices, salute the courage and support the future of the Merchant Navy.

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