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Flag Name Earned Via Notes
PCEE158_Armada_Action.png
Armada Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing all premium ships released to date. "For those that have built the largest of fleets and given continuous support to World of Warships!"
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Graf Spee Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Admiral Graf Spee. "The vessel was named after Admiral Maximilian von Spee, commander of the East Asia Squadron that fought the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands, where he was killed in action, in World War I."
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Admiral Makarov Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Admiral Makarov. (???) "Designer, Oceanographer, Commander of the Russian Pacific Fleet."
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Aigle Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Aigle. Aigle ("Eagle") was the lead ship in a series of large destroyers (contre-torpilleurs) named after predatory birds: Gerfaut ("Gyrfalcon"), Vautour ("Vulture"), Épervier ("Sparrowhawk"), Albatross, and Milan ("Kite"). The primary task for the ships of this type was to hunt down destroyers.
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Azur Lane – Montpelier Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing AL Montpelier. "Did you know? The Cleveland-class light cruisers were the best in the Eagle Union during the great war, so you should show more respect towards big sis. As for me: Rennell Islands, Empress Augusta Bay, and a few other operations, I guess I did participate in some engagements."
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Azur Lane – Yukikaze Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing AL Yukikaze. "Listen up! Erm… I'm the noble, the lucky, the invincible Yukikaze, the Eighth Kagerō-class ship, the gee... the gene… what was it again?! It's so hard to say!… Ahem, in any case, you're quite the lucky person for getting your hands on me! Rely on my luck as much as you want! Hahahah!"
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The Lucky A Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Alabama. "The tides roll crimson with the ship's defeated foes!"
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Alaska Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Alaska. "Traditionally, the U.S. Navy cruisers got their names in honor of cities, while battleships were named in honor of states. The "large cruisers", ships classified as a mix between cruisers and battleships, were named after the U.S. territories. The lead ship of the series carried the name of Alaska, the largest of all such territories."
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USS Arizona Memorial Flag Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Arizona. "During the attack on Pearl Harbor, Arizona was bombed. She exploded and sank, causing the loss of 1,177 officers and crewmen. The wreck still lies at the bottom of Pearl Harbor below the USS Arizona Memorial."
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Ark Royal Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Ark Royal. "Ark Royal has been a traditional name used for Royal Navy ships since the late 16th century. HMS Ark Royal, the first British aircraft carrier of a new generation, entered service in 1938."
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Asashio Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Asashio. "The name of Japanese destroyer Asashio translates as "Morning Tide". Asashio entered service in 1937 as the lead ship of a whole class of destroyers, and sank during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea in March 1943."
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Ashitaka Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Ashitaka. "Laid down in 1921, the fourth battlecruiser of the Amagi class initially bore the name of mount Ashitaka, an extinct volcano situated in the Shizuoka Prefecture on the south coast of Japan."
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USS Atlanta Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Atlanta. "The Battle of Friday the 13th, which took place in November 1942, was fatal for light cruiser Atlanta. However, two years after the ship's destruction, USS Atlanta "rose from the ashes" like the city the ship was named after. Thus, in December 1944, a new cruiser carrying this glorious name entered service."
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Azuma Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Azuma. "Developed in 1941, the super-cruisers of Project B-65 were supposed to play a key role in the Kantai Kessen or the Decisive Battle Doctrine – the defeat of the U.S. Navy in the impending war."
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Bayard Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Bayard. "Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (d. 1524), known as Le chevalier sans peur et sans reproche (French for "The knight without fear and beyond reproach"), was one of the brightest representatives of the chivalry. Several ships of the French Navy were named after him."
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Battle of Jutland Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Warspite and Campbeltown commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland. "The Battle of Jutland was fought from 31 May to 1 June 1916 in the North Sea during World War I, near the coast of Denmark's Jutland Peninsula. It was the largest naval battle and the only full-scale clash of battleships in the war."
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The Red Hand of Ulster Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Belfast. "The Red Hand of Ulster is an Irish symbol used in heraldry to denote the Irish province of Ulster."
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USS Benham Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Benham. "USS Benham (DD-397) is the lead ship in a series of ten destroyers with powerful torpedo armament. During the war in the Pacific Ocean, she earned five battle stars and was destroyed during the Battle of Guadalcanal in November 1942."
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ORP Błyskawica Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Błyskawica. "The emblem of the Polish destroyer Błyskawica depicts the naval jack of the Polish Navy with a scimitar ready to strike at the enemy, the traditional symbol of the Polish Navy since the 17th century."
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USS Boise Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Boise. "The sixth Brooklyn-class cruiser, named after the capital of Idaho, was laid down in 1935. She became the most honored ship in the series, having received 11 battle stars for her distinguished service during World War II."
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HMS Cossack Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Cossack. "Commissioned in 1938, HMS Cossack earned fame in World War II under the command of Philip Vian during the Altmark incident, the Battle of Narvik, and the hunt for Bismarck."
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De Grasse Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing De Grasse. "The Crowned Lion Rampant. Coat of arms for François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse."
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HMS Dreadnought Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Dreadnought. ""All big guns!""
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Duca d'Aosta Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Duca d'Aosta. "Patria e Onore. The sailors of the Regia Marina stand ready to defend their storied nation!"
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Duca degli Abruzzi Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Duca degli Abruzzi. "One of the best light cruisers in the Regia Marina, Duca degli Abruzzi was named after Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi, a famous traveler, mountaineer, explorer, and admiral."
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Duke of York Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Duke of York. "The battleship Duke of York emblem bears the motto of the British Order of Garter Honi soit qui mal y pense ("Shamed be he who evil of it thinks" in Old French), which dates back to the golden age of chivalry, when the title of Duke of York was established for the first time."
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Dunkerque Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Dunkerque. "The Dunkerques were designed to counter the German Deutschland-class pocket battleships. When they were commissioned, only the last existing battlecruisers of the British Royal Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy were their equals."
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Legacy of Enterprise Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Enterprise. "In honor of the ships that served all with the name Enterprise, past, present, and future."
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HMS Exeter Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Exeter. "HMS Exeter, the last heavy cruiser built for the Royal Navy, was commissioned in 1931. In December 1939, she participated in the battle against German raider Graf Spee off the estuary of the River Plate. In March 1942, the ship was sunk by a Japanese squadron during the Second Battle of the Java Sea."
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Friesland Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Friesland. "A series of Dutch submarine hunters ("onderzeebootjagers"), commissioned during the 1950s, were named after various cities and provinces of the Netherlands. The lead ship was called Friesland (Dutch for "the lands of the Frisii")."
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HMS Gallant Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Gallant. "From fighting in the Spanish Civil War to assisting the troops stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk, HMS Gallant served for King and Country from 1934 to 1943."
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Gascogne Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Gascogne. "From the mid 18th century, the ships in the French Navy were named after historical provinces of France. In the late 1930s, after a 20-year break, battleship Gascogne was destined to revive this tradition, but the outbreak of World War II impeded her construction."
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Genova Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Genova. "The image of a red cross on a white background depicted over the coat of arms of Genoa dates back to the XII–XIII centuries, when this bustling Mediterranean port played a significant role in the crusade wars."
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Georgia Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Georgia. "Wisdom, Justice, Moderation"
PCEE140_Giulio_Cesare_Flag.png
Giulio Cesare Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Giulio Cesare. "Ad quamvis vim perferendam."
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Graf Zeppelin Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Graf Zeppelin. "The forces of nature cannot be eliminated but they may be balanced one against the other."
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HMCS Haida Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Haida. This Tribal-class destroyer served in the Royal Canadian Navy. The ship was named for the Haida people originating from the Haida-Gwaii islands off the west coast of North America.
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Hill Given to players who completed the 2nd directive of the Rogue Wave event 2019 and to players who purchased a special bundle containing Hill. "U.S. Navy Petty Officer William Lowell Hill received a Medal of Honor in 1884 for rescuing a drowning shipmate who had fallen overboard USS Minnesota."
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Hood Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Hood. "Ventis Secundis. Sunk by her enemies, but avenged by her allies, in memory of HMS Hood."
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Wilhelmshaven Maritime High School Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing HSF Admiral Graf Spee. "This is the German school that trains the Blue Mermaids, and a sister school of the 'Yokosuka Girls Maritime High School.'"
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Harekaze Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing HSF Harekaze. "She belongs to the Yokosuka Girls Maritime High School, and is operated by the main character, Akeno Misaki. In the series, the ship is modernized and mounts advanced sonar and radar. From the series 'High School Fleet.'"
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Huanghe Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Huanghe. "The most powerful ship of the Chinese Navy at that time, named after the Yellow River (Huang He), one of the longest rivers in Asia and the cradle of the Chinese civilization."
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HMS Indomitable Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Indomitable. "Aircraft carrier Indomitable: the last in the series of the Illustrious-class ships, entered service in 1941. During World War II, she took part in the Malta convoys, the Battle of Madagascar, the landings in Sicily, and operations conducted by the British Pacific Fleet."
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USS Indianapolis Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Indianapolis. "A Portland class heavy cruiser that had just completed a mission carrying atomic bomb parts when it was struck on July 30th, 1945. Only 317 of the 1,196 men survived."
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Irian Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Irian. "The Indonesian Navy received their most powerful surface artillery ship in 1963, when the U.S.S.R. transferred the Project 68-bis light cruiser Ordzhonikidze to Indonesia."
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Iron Duke Given to players who completed a series of missions in August 2017. "Battleship Iron Duke, named after Field Marshal "Iron Duke" Wellington, served for more than two years as a flagship of the British Grand Fleet during World War I, including the Battle of Jutland."
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Jean Bart Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Jean Bart. "Several ships of the French Navy carried the name of the legendary Dunkirk corsair Jean Bart, who covered himself with glory in all the naval wars led by France in the late 17th century. One of them was a Richelieu-class battleship commissioned in 1949."
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Kaga Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Kaga. "Kaga was the ancient name given to a location off the west peninsula of Japan. The area is well known for their famous black and gold Japanese lacquerware; a perfect image of an Aircraft Carrier so graceful and delicate."
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USS Kidd Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Kidd. "USS Kidd was named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, the first American flag officer to die in World War II. During the attack on Pearl Harbor, he was on board battleship Arizona, giving orders to his subordinates, when the ship's ammunition stores exploded."
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Kii Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Kii. "The winds blow, but the mountains stand still."
PCEE033_Krasnyi_Krim_flag.png
Krasny Krym Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Krasny Krym. "The U.S.S.R. Navy Guard was established during World War II in 1942. Warship crews were awarded a Guard status for: prowess demonstrated in battles for the homeland against German invaders; firmness, courage, discipline, and orderliness; and for personal heroism."
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Honorary Revolutionary Naval Flag Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Kronshtadt. "The Honorary Revolutionary Naval Flag was awarded to warships and complements for outstanding military service. The cloth carried the Naval Ensign of the Soviet Union with the depiction of the Order of the Red Banner. This Order was given to the Soviet Baltic Fleet and the Kronstadt naval fortress in 1922 and 1954, respectively."
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Lazo (???) "One of the Project 68 light cruisers planned to be laid down in autumn 1941. This ship was supposed to be named Lazo after Sergey Lazo, the Russian Army officer, Bolshevik, and a prominent participant of the civil war in Russia."
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Lenin Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Lenin. ""Lenin lived,
Lenin lives,
Lenin shall live.""
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Leningrad Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Leningrad. "The first major warship to be designed and built entirely in the U.S.S.R. She boasted powerful artillery and a very high speed. During World War II, her AA defenses were reinforced."
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Le Terrible Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Le Terrible. "Le Terrible, a Le Fantasque-class torpedo-boat destroyer, was built at the shipyard of Caen, Calvados Department. Since the Old Regime era, Caen has been one of the largest port cities on the coasts of Normandy."
PCEE143_Massachusetts_Flag.png
Massachusetts Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Massachusetts. (???) "This battleship named in honor of the sixth U.S.A. state has a unique history. During World War II, she saw action in the Atlantic, as well as in the Pacific, and earned 11 battle stars. Now, she serves as a museum ship (Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)."
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Monaghan Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Monaghan. "One of the Farragut-class destroyers named after US Navy officer John R. Monaghan who fell in battle rescuing his wounded compatriot. Awarded with 12 battle stars, USS Monaghan started her battle duty in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and foundered during Typhoon Cobra in December 1944."
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Musashi Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Musashi. (???) "A sister ship of the legendary Yamato, named after the historic Musashi Province, the political center of Japan during the Tokugawa Shogunate."
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Mutsu Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Mutsu. "Battleships of the Imperial Japanese Navy were named after ancient locations throughout Japan. These locations were well known to the people and also appeared in ancient myths. Battleships were given sacred names that had a strong bond within history and the land. Mutsu was named after an old province in Japan, located north of Honshu."
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HMS Nelson Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Nelson. (???) "Leave off action? Now, damn me if I do!"
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Nueve de Julio Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Nueve de Julio. "USS Boise, a Brooklyn-class light cruiser, was sold to the Argentine Navy (Armada de la República Argentina) in 1951, and until the late 1970s she was one of the fleet's most powerful combat units."
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The Okhotnik Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Okhotnik. "The hunter stalks its prey silently, striking only when success is assured."
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Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya. "Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya was a battleship of the Russian and Soviet Navy, one of four dreadnoughts of the Baltic series of the Sevastopol class."
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Oleg Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Oleg. "During the October Revolution of 1917, the crew of Oleg quickly declared support for the Bolshevik cause. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk required the Soviets to evacuate their base at Helsinki in March 1918 or have their ships interned by newly independent Finland even though the Gulf of Finland was still frozen over. Oleg sailed to Kronstadt in what became known as the 'Ice Voyage'."
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Let It Flourish! Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Perth. "In February 1942, Perth survived the Allied defeat at the Battle of the Java Sea, only to be torpedoed and sunk by the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Battle of Sunda Strait."
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Poltava Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Poltava. "The very first ship to receive a name in honor of the victory in the Battle of Poltava was laid down personally by Peter the Great just a few months after the battle. This fact was recorded in the Tsar’s Travel Book: "On December 6, the Tsar himself laid down the ship named Poltava in St. Petersburg, in memory of the deeds at Poltava." The name Poltava has since become traditional in the Russian Navy."
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Prinz Eitel Friedrich Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Prinz Eitel Friedrich. "A Mackensen-class battlecruiser named in honor of Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia, son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, was laid down in 1915. The defeat of Germany in World War I prevented the ship from being completed."
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Prinz Eugen Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Prinz Eugen. "Prinz Eugen saw action during Operation Rheinübung, an attempted breakout into the Atlantic Ocean with the battleship Bismarck in May 1941. The two ships destroyed the British battlecruiser Hood and severely damaged the battleship Prince of Wales in the Battle of the Denmark Strait. After the German collapse in May 1945, she was surrendered to the British Royal Navy before being transferred to the U.S. Navy as a war prize. After examining the ship in the United States, the U.S. Navy assigned the cruiser to the Operation Crossroads nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll."
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Roma Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Roma. "The battleship Roma, named after the capital city of Italy, was commissioned in August 1942. Just a little more than a year later, in September 1943, when Italy signed an armistice with the Allies, she was sunk by the German Luftwaffe during the passage to Malta."
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USS Saipan Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Saipan. "On July 9, 1944, the three-week battle for Saipan came to an end. Backed by the Navy, U.S. Marines took control of the island which become one of the key events in the entire Pacific campaign. The very next day, USS Saipan was laid down, a light aircraft carrier of the U.S. Navy."
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USS Salem Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Salem. (???) "USS Salem, a Des Moines-class cruiser, was commissioned in 1949. Currently, she serves as a museum ship in Quincy, Massachusetts. This warship is the last surviving heavy cruiser in the world."
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Scharnhorst Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Scharnhorst. "The flag depicts the coat of arms of Prussian General Gerhard von Scharnhorst, a national hero of Germany's Wars of Liberation of 1813. Both Scharnhorst ships that were named after him had the same coat of arms."
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Siroco Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Siroco. "Commissioned in 1927, French destroyer Siroco was named after the strong and hot wind from the Sahara desert typical for the Mediterranean region."
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Slava Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Slava. "Slava was a name of a number of Russian and Soviet ships, including a sailing frigate, squadron battleship, Project 26-bis cruiser, and Project 1164 missile cruiser."
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Stalingrad (???) "The lead cruiser of Project 82 was officially laid down on December 31, 1951. She was named Stalingrad after the city on the Volga River. This ship was to become a symbol of the unbreakable power and a kind of "calling card" of the Soviet Union."
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T-61 Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing T-61. (???) "The German Kriegsmarine destroyers with extensively balanced combat features were built in the Netherlands and were officially designated as the 1940-Class fleet destroyers. None of them ever came into commission while the T-61 lead ship was sunk by allied aviation during towage for completion in Germany."
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Tirpitz Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Tirpitz. (???) "The heaviest European Battleship ever made, this ship raided convoys and was a feared vessel in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans."
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Vampire Given to players who purchased Vampire. "One of the ships from the famous Scrap Iron Flotilla that became renowned in the Mediterranean during World War II. The ship received five battle honors, namely "Calabria 1940", "Libya 1940–1941", "Greece 1941", "Crete 1941", and "Indian Ocean 1941–1942". She was lost in April 1942 as a result of bomb hits from Japanese aircraft, while giving cover to the Hermes aircraft carrier."
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HMS Vanguard Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Vanguard. ""We Lead" was the motto of HMS Vanguard, the last representative of the ship type in the Royal Navy originating from the legendary Dreadnought in the early 20th century."
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1st Rank Cruiser Varyag (???) "Varyag, one of the most famous Russian cruisers, made a name for itself at the start of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. Blocked by a Japanese squadron, Varyag refused to surrender and accepted a badly unequal battle against 14 enemy ships."
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Viribus Unitis Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Viribus Unitis. "Viribus Unitis (Latin for "With United Forces") was the personal motto of Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph. This was also the name of the lead ship of the sole series of Austro-Hungarian dreadnoughts."
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USS West Virginia Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing West Virginia. "Notable for its mountain landscape and motto "Montani semper liberi" ("Mountaineers are Always Free"), West Virginia gave its name to three ships of the US Navy, including the Colorado-class battleship nicknamed Wee Vee in the Navy."
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USS Wichita Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Wichita. "The combat duty of USS Wichita, named after the city in Kansas, began with patrolling the Atlantic waters in September 1939, long before the U.S.A. joined World War II. The cruiser received news of the end of hostilities near Okinawa Island in August 1945, after almost six years of campaigns and battles, for which Wichita was awarded 13 battle stars."
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Yahagi Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Yahagi. "Light cruiser Yahagi, having survived the heat of the battle in the Philippine Sea and Leyte Gulf, was assigned to accompany battleship Yamato on her final voyage. On April 7, 1945, Yahagi was sunk by an assault from American carrier-based aircraft."
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Yoshino Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Yoshino. "From times immemorial, the Yoshino mountain is famous for its hillsides dotted with sakura trees. The first ship of the Imperial Japanese Navy named after this mountain was a protected cruiser destroyed during the war against Russia in 1904."
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Yūdachi Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Yūdachi. "Yūdachi (Japanese for Evening Squall) was the name of one of the Shiratsuyu-class destroyers commissioned in 1937 and destroyed during the Battle of Friday the 13th near Guadalcanal Island in November 1942."
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Z-39 (???) "Destroyer Z-39 was commissioned in 1943. Unofficially, Z-39 was known under the name "Hermes" which she acquired out of a tradition for Narvik-class warships to take the names of their perished same-class ships. Previously, the name "Hermes" was assigned to destroyer ZG-3 (formerly the Greek destroyer Vasilefs Georgios that was sunk in the Mediterranean in May 1943 with part of the complement joining the crew of Z-39)."
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Bourgogne Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Bourgogne? "New battleships, the most powerful ones ever built in France, expected to be laid down in 1941-1942, were to carry the names of the country's historical provinces. One of the steel giants was to be heralded "Bourgogne" in honor of the region in Eastern France famous for its wealth of history, culture and traditions."
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USS Charleston Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Charleston? "During her 18 years of service, USS Charleston, a St. Louis-class cruiser named after the city in South Carolina, managed to take part in a festival in Portland, serve as a flagship of two fleets, and visit Russia and Japan, as well as cross the Atlantic Ocean several times while escorting convoys carrying troops durng World War I."
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Leone Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Leone? "The Latin saying Quia Sum Leo ("For I am a lion") was the motto of the lead ship of the "scouts" series (Esploratori in Italian) that joined the Royal Italian Navy in July 1924."
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Iowa Given to players who visited Battleship Iowa during a special collab with the museum. ? "This is a memorial flag for those who ever visited Battleship Iowa. With this flag, along with the Pacific Battleship Center, World of Warships marks the memorable collaboration between the game and the museum. Honor the past: Action Stations!"
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Smolensk Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Smolensk.? "The ancient Russian city of Smolensk, which has a coat of arms depicting a bird of paradise sitting on a cannon, gave name to ships of both the Imperial Russian and Soviet Navies."
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Somers Given to players who purchased a special bundle containing Somers.? "USS Somers, a destroyer comissioned in 1937, was named after U.S. Navy officer Richard Somers, who gained fame for countering piracy in the Mediterranean. Somers died during an attack on Tripoli in 1804."
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Colbert Unknown. "An entire range of ships in the French Navy were named after Jean Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), one of the most prominent statesmen in France. The sixth ship to carry the noble gentleman's name was an anti-aircraft cruiser which entered service in 1959."
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Siegfried Unknown. "Siegfried, or Sigurd, is one of the most famous characters in German mythology, and a hero of the heroic poem "Song of the Nibelungs." He was a character in opera and film, and ships were also named after him."
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Thunderer While its first appearance is unknown, this flag was on one of the Auctions of the Update 0.10.4. ""Thunderer" is a traditional name for large British battleships in both the sailing-fleet era and the age of armor and steam."
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Hayate Unknown. ""Hayate" is the Japanese word for "gale" or "storm wind"."
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St. George Flag Unknown. "This ensign was the highest award granted to heroic ships of the Imperial Russian Navy, whose crews had demonstrated exceptional courage and bravery."
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Paolo Emilio Unknown.
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Puerto Rico Unknown. "One of the earliest versions of the 'large cruisers' project named after the U.S. 'territories'-Puerto Rico being one of them-carried twelve 305mm main battery guns on board."
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California Unknown. "I Love You, California!"
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Ohio Unknown. "The name of the state of Ohio originates from the word in the laguage of the Native American Seneca people, and translates as "good river". The fourth ship of the U.S. Navy carrying the name Ohio was designed as one of the Montana-class battleships, and was officially ordered in July, 1940."
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Gorizia Unknown. "One of the Zara-class heavy cruisers that was launched in December 1930 and named after the city of Gorizia, whih was incorporated into the Kingdom of Italy as an outcome of World War I."
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Mainz Unknown. "During the 1920s and 1930s, the light cruisers of the German Navy were named after the Imperial German Navy's "small cruisers" that perished during World War I. SMS Mainz was sunk on August 28, 1914, during the battle of Heligoland Bight."
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HMS London Unknown. "The badge of HMS London, a cruiser that joined the Royal Navy in 1929, depicts a sword - one of the symbols of Saint Paul, patron saint of London city."
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Atago Unknown. "Japanese heavy cruiser Atago was named after a mountain located near Kyoto, which holds one of the most revered Shinto shrines atop of it."
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Sims Unknown. "Admiral William Sims is one of the main Navy reformers whose efforts in the first decades of the 20th century allowed the U.S. Navy to stand on par with the most powerful navies of the world at that time. In 1939, a destroyer named after the admiral was comissioned as the lead ship in a series of twelve ships."
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Alaska Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Asashio Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Atago Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Graf Zeppelin Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Massachusetts Black Unknown. A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones).""
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Scharnhorst Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Sims Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Tirpitz Black Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Siliwangi Unknown. "In 1959, Soviet destroyer Volevoy (Project 30-bis) was transferred to the Indonesian Navy and renamed "Siliwangi" in honor of the semi-mythical ruler of the Sunda Kingdom located in the island of Java, who, according to the legend, transformed into a tiger."
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Borodino Unknown. "A number of Russian and Soviet Navy ships carried the name "Borodino", honoring the famous Battle of Borodino of 1812."
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Cheshire Unknown. "Located in the north-west of England, Cheshire is one of Great Britain's historic counties. The tradition of naming warships in honor of counties was established in the Royal Navy in the 1900s."
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Smaland Unknown. "One of a pair of large destroyers of the Halland class, launched in 1952. The ship was named after the historical province in Southern Sweden, whose coat of arms is depicted on the flag."
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Ägir Unknown. "In Norse mythology, Aegir is a god associated with the oceans. Like Poseidon and its Roman equivalent, Neptune, he possessed a divine attribute of power - a trident of his own."
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Shikishima Unknown. "Shikishima was a further development of the Yamato-class battleships, also known as the Super Yamato class. The project was to be armed with 510mm main battery guns and planned to be ordered under the 1942 shipbuilding program. "Shikishima" is one of the ancient poetic names for Japan."
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Ochakov Unknown. "For your service and bravery."
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ORP Orkan Unknown. "Destroyer Orkan was comissioned into the Polish Navy in November 1942. She took part in the protection of convoys in the Arctic and Atlantic, and was sunk in the spring of 1943."
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Champagne Unknown. "Champagne is a province in the northeast of France that is famous throughout the world for its sparkling wines. Its history can be traced back to the county of Champagne, the first mention of which dates back to the turn of the 12th century."
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Unknown. " "Success may not come with rushing speed, but we shall return again and again!" "
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Kirov Unknown. "The first cruiser designed and built in the USSR received her name in honor of the famous Soviet political leader, Sergei Kirov (1886-1934)."
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Mikoyan Unknown. "In 1943, as the Great Patriotic War was raging on, Anastas Mikoyan was awarded the Hammer and Sickle medal and received the title of "Hero of Socialist Labor" for his merits in arranging supplies for the Red Army."
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Pyotr Bagration Unknown. "In the Battle of Schöngrabern, which took place in November 1805, General Pyotr Bagration earned fame as an outstanding military commander and was awarded the star of the Order of St. George second class."
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Z35 Unknown. "Among the several hundred warships built at the AG Weser shipyard in Bremen was Z-35, the lead ship in a series of Type 1936B destroyers."
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Erich Loewenhardt Unknown. "A recipient of the Pour le Mérite order of merit, Erich Loewenhardt (1897-1918) was a brilliant infantry officer and an equally outstanding pilot, the third-ranking German ace of World War I."
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Pommern Unknown. "In the 1920s and 30s, large warships of the German Navy were typically named after their predecessors that had perished in World War I. Pre-dreadnought battleship Pommern, named after the province on the coast of the Baltic Sea, was sunk in the Battle of Jutland."
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Moskva Unknown. "Named after the capital city of the Soviet Union, this heavy cruiser was created under Project 66 - the world's last heavy gunship project designed specifically to destroy enemies with her main battery in encounters at sea."
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München Unknown. "The first German ship named after the capital of Bavaria. The ship carried a blue and white coat of arms of that land on its stern."
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Anchorage Given to players who completed Anchorage Dockyard. (???) "Anchorage, now the largest city in Alaska, was established in 1914 on the shores of the Cook Inlet. the city's name means a "place off the coast which is suitable for ships to anchor"."
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Brandenburg "The province of Brandenburg is the cradle of the German state. The Brandenburg Gate is a symbol of its capital city, pinnacled with a quadriga reined by Victoria, the goddess of victory."
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Florida Unknown. "The battleship bears the name of the 27th state of the U.S.A., also known as the "Sunshine State". It is no coincidence that its symbol is a flower of the orange tree, which yields bright orange fruit."
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Belfast Unknown. "The coat of arms of the light cruiser Belfast depicting a seahorse as part of the large coat of arms of the capital of Northern Ireland - the city of Belfast."
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Oklahoma Unknown. "Oklahoma has been the 46th U.S. state since 1907, and its first flag was in use between 1911 and 1925."
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Hizen Given to players who completed Hizen Dockyard. (???) "Hizen Province, the history of which dates back to the 7th century, was located on the south-western coast of Japan. The center of the province was located near Yamato city."
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Z-44 Unknown. "Commissioned in Bremen in January 1944, Z-44 was one of the 1936B-class destroyers."
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Strasbourg Unknown. "The second Dunkerque-class battleship, which entered service in 1939, was named after the capital of the Alsace province - the French city of Strasbourg."
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Plymouth Unknown. "The four towers on the coat of arms of Plymouth (Devon, United Kingdom) can have their history traced bak to four strongholds that protected the city during the English Civil War."
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Kitakami Unknown. "The fourth Kuma-class cruiser was named after the river Kitakami - the fourth largest river in Japan."
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Mysore Unknown. "The crest for Indian cruiser Mysore (formerly HMS Nigeria) depicted the mythological bird Gandaberunda - a symbol of the ancient Kingdom of Mysore."
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Ise Unknown. "Ise is one of Japan's historic provinces that is home to the Ise Grand Shrine, which is the most important Shinto shrine in the country. The flag depicts the emblem of the Ise Grand Shrine."
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Atlanta B Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Cossack B Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Kaga B Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Jean Bart B Unknown. "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday" - the day when Christmas sales officially start in many countries of the world (including non-English-speaking ones)."
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Tone Unknown. "The Tone River is one of the three largest rivers in Japan. Japanese dragons are wingless water deities, which is why a gold dragon crowns the warship that bears the river's name as it sails the seas."
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Fenyang Unknown. "A destroyer that served in 1940s and 50s as part of the Republic of China Navy. The ship's coat of arms had a South China tiger depicted on it. Its image is very popular and widespread in Chinese culture and art."
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Vampire II Unknown. "A Daring-class destroyer that served in the Royal Australian Navy from the 1950s to the mid-1980s. A legendary Australian ship. The ship's badge is a bat that is realistically depicted on the official badge and stylized on the unofficial one."
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Marco Polo Unknown. "The most iconic and distinctive image of the traveler Marco Polo is a portrait of him from the middle of the 19th century on a mosaic from Genova."
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Sha Wujing Unknown. "Previously a celestial General who was banished to the mortal realm, Sha Wujing is a character from "Journey to the West", a novel by Wu Cheng'en."
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Tang Sanzang Unknown. "A Buddhist monk, Tang Sanzang is the main character from "Journey to the West", a novel by Wu Cheng'en."
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Juruá Given to players who purchased Juruá's Admiral Pack. "The banner of the Brazillian Navy is an honorable symbol of this military branch kept by the naval commander-in-chief and carried in front of the formation on the most solemn occasions, along with the national flag."
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Flandre Unknown. "The battleship is named after Flanders, a historial province where violent battles unfolded between 1914 and 1918. During World War I, the Croix de Guerre (French: War Cross), a military decoration, was created in France to reward feats of bravery in military action."
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Max Immelmann Unknown. "Navigating a fighter, Max Immelmann gained his first air victory on August 1, 1915, having shot down a British aircraft and then taken its pilot prisoner on land. For this, the future ace was deorated with the Iron Cross, 1st Class."
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Austin Unknown. "The coat of arms of Austin, the state capital of Texas, contains an image of a lamp of knowledge that symbolizes the largest university. The shield in the flag's colors is crowned with a Latin cross from the private oat of arms of Stephen Austin, the "Father of Texas"."
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Hyūga Unknown. "Since ancient times, Hyūga Province has been a key region of Kyūshū island. From the 12th to the 19th century, control over the island was held by the powerful Shimazu samurai clan. The commemorative flag of the battleship depicts the Kamon, the Shimazu family emblem."
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ZF-6 Given to players who completed ZF-6 Dockyard in Update 0.10.4 "A military decoration worn on the chest and awarded to officers and crew for service on Kriegsmarine destroyers. It was issued from 1940 to those who were wounded in action, who survived from ships sunk in action, and who participated in several enemy engagements or sorties, as well as for outstanding performance or other heroic deeds in a single action."
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Weimar "After the fall of the monarchy in Germany in 1919, the Weimar Constitution declared Germany a republic. It was suggested that the flag of the navy be replaced with a new state eagle and the Iron Cross, but this idea was rejected."
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Tiger Unknown. "In the entire history of the Royal Navy so far, 15 ships have been named Tiger. From 1944 to 1945, three cruisers that were being built shared that name. This Tiger entered service in 1959, and her side number was C20."
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Constellation Given to players who purchased the Admiral Pack. "The first ship of the same name in the U.S. Navy in 1797 was named in honor of the "New Constellation of Stars" on the flag of the United States. The frigate served until 1853 when the name "Constellation" passed over to a new sloop-of-war that served with the Navy until 1955. Today, it's a museum ship stationed in Baltimore, Maryland."
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Druid Unknown. "The sacred symbol of Triquetra is incribed on numerous runestones scattered around the British Isles. It embodied the Sun and its main provisions being sunrise, zenith and sunset. The Irish Celts believed the Triquetra to be the symbol of Manannán mac Lir, the mighty ruler of the seas capable of sparking storms and destroying hostile ships."
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Napoli Unknown. "Since the early 14th century, when the Kingdom of Naples was under the reign of the Angevin dynasty, the city of Naples came to be symbolized by a combination of gold and red colors. In 1866, the shield depicted on the coat of arms of Naples was stamped with a turreted city crown, a heraldic symbol of "municipal independence"."
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Yukon Given to players who purchased a special bundle "Yukon is an embodiment of how people living in her namesake territory have adopted to Canada's harsh conditions through everlasting perseverance and pride. The Canadian territory of Yukon is represented by the Malamute dog, and the yellow colors of the Klondike Gold Rush."
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Congress "USS Congress left her mark in history as one of six sailing frigates built according to the Naval Act of 1794. The frigates laid the foundation for the modern U.S. Navy. Today, the name Congress is given to the second of the newest Constellation-class frigates. She is planned to be laid down in the coming years."
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De Zeven Provinciën "HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën was named after The United Provinces of the Netherlands of the Dutch Republic, 1581-1795. Its coat of arms depicts a lion with seven arrows - the same number as the number of provinces - with a sword as a sybol of determination to protect their freedom, and a count's crown that symbolizes their sovereignty."
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Ragnar "Ragnar Lodbrok, the legendary king of the 9th century who struck fear in the hearts of his enemies and rivals. The ship carries the Helm of Awe (Aegishjalmur), one of the most widely known Viking symbols of protection."
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Repulse "The official crest of Repulse perfectly matches the ship's name - a mighty fortress tower, ready to repel any hostile assault. The battlecruiser carried the crest until October 1941."
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Carriers, clear for action! "A unique flag for the owner of an entire armada of aircraft carriers."
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Agincourt "Royal Navy ships bearing this name traditionally carried badges depicting a silver antelope. The antelope was part of the heraldic device of the Lancaster dynasty to which Henry V belonged. Henry V was a king whose military successes culminated in his victory at the Battle of Agincourt (1415)."
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Chkalov "Famous Soviet pilot Valery Chkalov (1904–1938) graduated from aviation school and began his service in a fighter squadron in 1924. That same year, a special sleeve insignia was introduced for the aircrew of the Soviet Air Forces and Navy's Air Force, which was worn until 1943."
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Rochester "The cruiser was named after the city of Rochester, New York, which was one of the leading centers of science, technology, and education in the United States. The city's flag, which was adopted in 1934, depicts the coat of arms of Colonel Nathaniel Rochester, who founded the settlement in the early 19th century."
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Kearsarge "The tradition of decorating ship stems with beautiful sculptures remained the practice of the U.S. Navy up until the era of armored ships. The commemorative flag features the bow decoration of battleship Kearsarge, which was in service between 1900 and 1923."
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Carnot "Lazare Carnot (1753–1823) was a prominent statesman, scientist, and military leader. He came to be known as the "Organizer of Victory" of the French Republic over its enemies. In 1815, Napoleon made Carnot a belted earl of the French Empire. His coat of arms is depicted on the ship's commemorative flag."
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Incomparable "The idea of the "Incomparable" project was suggested by the First Sea Lord, Admiral John Fisher (1841–1920), who was made a baron in 1909. The coat of arms of the Fishers features two red lions and the stern of a sailing vessel, as well as the motto "Fear God and dread nought"."
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Groningen "Groningen is a province in the northeast of the Netherlands, and its flag was established in 1950. It has the green and white color of the flag of the capital (the city of Groningen) in the center, framed by the red, blue, and white color of the surrounding lands—Ommelanden."
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Karl von Schönberg "Karl von Schönberg (1872–1914) was the commander of light cruiser Nürnberg. He met his fate on board this ship while fighting the English forces near the Falkland Islands on December 8, 1914. He was a descendant of an old Saxon noble family. Its coat of arms features a two-color red and green lion in a field of gold."
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Béarn "The French province of Béarn in the Pyrenees is famous for its natives, including King Henry IV of Navarre and D'Artagnan, the protagonist of The Three Musketeers. It is also known for its rich traditions of cattle breeding. Since the Middle Ages, the coat of arms of the Viscounts of Béarn has been decorated with two passant local cows."
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USS Tulsa "The city of Tulsa in the state of Oklahoma had deservedly been called the oil capital of the world throughout the first half of the 20th century—the headquarters of the largest U.S. oil corporations were located there."
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HMS Gibraltar "In the entire history of the Royal Navy so far, seven warships have been named in honor of the overseas territory of Gibraltar. No wonder there is an expression in English saying "hard like the rock of Gibraltar.""
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Saipan B "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday"—the day when winter sales officially start in many countries of the world."
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Pommern B "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday"—the day when winter sales officially start in many countries of the world."
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Yoshino B "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday"—the day when winter sales officially start in many countries of the world."
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Loyang B "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday"—the day when winter sales officially start in many countries of the world."
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Dunkerque B "A flag dedicated to "Black Friday"—the day when winter sales officially start in many countries of the world."
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Giuseppe Verdi "Regia Marina, the navy of the Kingdom of Italy, had a unique tradition of naming battleships after cultural luminaries like Dante and Da Vinci. Among the names recommended in the early 1930s was that of Giuseppe Verdi, an outstanding Italian opera composer."
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Loyang "Loyang is one of the most ancient Chinese cities. Between the 18th century BC and the 13th century AD, it had been declared the capital of the empire several times. The city houses the renowned White Horse Temple, the first Buddhist temple in China, having been first established in 68 AD."
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Marlborough "In the entire history of the Royal Navy, as many as six warships bore the name of the prominent English general and statesman John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650–1722). The coat of arms of this branch of the Churchill family tree depicts a silver lion along with a canton of Saint George awarded in the 17th century in recognition of loyal service to the Crown."
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Novorossiysk "Novorossiysk is a city and the largest port on the Black Sea coast. It is one of the few cities honored with the title of the Hero City, awarded for outstanding heroism during World War II. In 1943, two large assault groups of the Soviet Marine Forces were successfully landed right in the port. Since May 1942, the Soviet Naval infantrymen have worn a sleeve insignia depicting a golden anchor on a black background."
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Flag of the Tsar of Muscovy "The first Russian naval flag. It was raised in 1693 by Peter the Great aboard the 12-gun yacht "Saint Peter" when sailing in the White Sea. Being a national relic, the Flag of the Tsar of Muscovy is the oldest surviving Russian tricolor."
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Dalian "Dalian is a city located on the shore of the Yellow Sea. Today, Dalian is one of the largest ports in China—and the world in general. It is also a center of military and civil shipbuilding. The symbol of the city is the China Rose."
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USS Forrest Sherman "The destroyer was named after Admiral Forrest Sherman (1896–1951). The ship's badge features the top of the mast with a warship pennant that carries four admiral stars (corresponding to Sherman's rank) instead of the required seven. The pennant's cloth flutters in the shape of the letter "S"—the first letter of the admiral's last name."
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Sevastopol "The city's flag features the coat of arms of Sevastopol, where the white color represents the white-stone city, and the blue color represents the sea. The monument to sunken ships is a symbol of the city's defense during the Crimean War. The Gold Star Medal (Hero of the Soviet Union) is a symbol of defense during World War II. The branch of the laurel that joins them together represents a common historical past."
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Canarias "The two white columns on the coat of arms of Spain represent the Pillars of Hercules that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. They are topped by the imperial and royal crowns. When America was discovered, the "Further Beyond" motto (Latin: "Plus Ultra") replaced the "Nothing Further Beyond" motto (Latin: "Nec Plus Ultra") that has existed since ancient times."
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HMS Dido "British cruiser Dido was named in honor of queen Dido—the legendary founder of Carthage. According to myth, after she parted with the Trojan War hero Aeneas, she set herself on fire. This is the event to which the flames on the ship's coat of arms refer."
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S-189 "The "Submarine Commander" Soviet Navy War Badge was established in 1942. With certain modifications, it is still awarded in the Russian Navy. Officers are solemnly awarded this badge upon assuming permanent command of a submarine upon an order issued by the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy."
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Khabarovsk "Between 1920 and 1922, the easternmost part of the Russian Far East was occupied by the Far Eastern Republic, an ally state of Soviet Russia. The ships of its modestly sized People's Revolutionary Navy hoisted their own flag and naval jack that repeated the pattern that had been used in the Russian Navy before 1917 but with a dominant red color."
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Großer Kurfürst "Even during his lifetime, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620–1688), was popularly known as the "Great Elector." Electors (German: Kurfürst), the prominent princes of the Holy Roman Empire, all wore the Elector's Hat—a purple cap with a wide ermine collar—as a symbol of their elevated positions. It is this very hat that eventually made its way onto the ship emblem of the König-class High Seas Fleet battleship Großer Kurfürst (1914–1921)."
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FR25 "The Italian Navy Corps of Naval Engineering was established in 1861 and has operated up until the present day. Its officers serve as engineering mechanics on board ships, as shipbuilding engineers in military shipyards, and in design bureaus. They were the ones to supervise the salvaging and repairs of the French destroyers sunk in 1942 that were subsequently inducted into the Italian Navy."
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Atlântico "Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré (1807–1897), is a glorious naval commander and national military hero who stands as the patron of Brazilian Navy. His birthday, December 13, was chosen as the country's national Sailor's Day. The Tamandaré Medal of Merit is awarded for outstanding services to the development of Brazilian Navy traditions. During the ceremony that is solemnly held to award this medal, ships hoist the patron's flag depicting his coat of arms."
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Symbols of Yukon "This flag includes symbols of the Yukon Territory, including yellow for the Klondike Gold Rush, a malamute sled dog, and fireweed—Yukon's territorial flower."
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Maya "Japanese heavy cruisers of the Imperial Navy period were often named after prominent Japanese geographical features, including mountain peaks. On Honshu Island, there is a mountain that bears the name of Maya, mother of Buddha. Her statue, which was brought there from India, has been kept in the temple located on top of the mountain since the 8th century. The Lotus flower is one of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism. It is a symbol of enlightenment and mental purity."
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USS Hornet "USS Hornet (CV-8) served for 1 year and 6 days only, but she went down in U.S. Navy history forever. The Doolittle Raid, the Battle of Midway, the Solomon Islands campaign, and her ultimate endeavor—the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, where she perished in action. The ship, with her emblem depicting a fighting hornet, was the last American fleet strike carrier ever to be sunk by enemy fire in action."
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Toulon "Toulon is a port city on the French Riviera. Here, the residence of the maritime prefect (French: Préfet maritime—the commander of the Mediterranean Naval Department and main commander in the French territorial waters of this sea) is located."
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Iwami "Iwami is a historical province in Japan in the western part of Honshu island. From the beginning of the 13th century up until the year 1600, Iwami was ruled by the Masuda samurai clan. The flag depicts his family emblem, or mon."
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Mecklenburg "Mecklenburg is a historical region in northern Germany. From the 12th century up until 1918, it was ruled by a dynasty of dukes. The bull's head of the Coat of arms of Mecklenburg first appeared in the early 13th century."
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Aquila "An aquila (from the Latin "aquila," meaning "eagle") was a prominent symbol in the shape of a golden eagle on a pole, used by Roman legions in ancient Rome. The aquila was revered as the divine symbol of Jupiter, and Roman soldiers were willing to die for the standard of their legion."
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USS San Diego "San Diego is the second-most-populous city in California and the key naval base of the United States Navy in the Pacific. San Diego Bay was discovered by Spanish navigators in 1542, and the city's motto reads "Semper Vigilans" (Latin for "ever vigilant")."
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USS Gato "Submarine USS Gato was named after a species of catsharks, and the word "gato" itself means "cat" in Spanish."
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USS Black "Destroyer USS Black (DD-666) was named after Lieutenant Commander Hugh Black, who perished together with his ship, sunk by a German submarine in 1942. The ship's badge features the image of the black knight errant."
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HMS Collingwood "Cuthbert Collingwood (1750–1810) was a comrade of Vice Admiral Nelson. After his death, he took command of the fleet in the victorious Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Baron Collingwood's coat of arms features the head of a deer—the heraldic emblem of a warrior."
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Azur Lane – Azuma "Azuma is a large cruiser of the Sakura Empire."
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Azur Lane – Avrora "Avrora is a light cruiser and one of the oldest ships of the Northern Parliament."
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HMS Hampshire "The Saxon crown has been used in English heraldry since the early 20th century. This symbol dates back to the coins of King Æthelstan (10th century), which contained the first known depiction of the crown of an English monarch."
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HMCS Huron "Tobacco cultivation occupied an important place in the traditional culture of the Hurons, one of the indigenous peoples of North America. The flower of this particular plant is depicted on the emblem of destroyer Huron, named after this people."
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U-4501 "In 1944, Germany established a badge of merit for shipyard workers, issued for outstanding performance in repairing and returning U-boats to service. That same year, an order was placed for the construction of 100 ocean-going U-boats of the new XXVI type. However, by the end of the war, only four U-boats of this type were laid down, one of them being the lead sub U-4501."
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Anhalt "The Free State of Anhalt as part of Germany was formed in 1918 on the territory of the same-name duchy and formally existed until 1946. Its coat of arms symbolized the city of Bernburg, the oldest possession of the Dukes of Anhalt."
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Anhalt "The Free State of Anhalt as part of Germany was formed in 1918 on the territory of the same-name duchy and formally existed until 1946. Its coat of arms symbolized the city of Bernburg, the oldest possession of the Dukes of Anhalt."
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I-56 "The second submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy to bear this name. Like her predecessor, I-56 was attached to the Kure Naval District. She disappeared in April 1945 after the start of the Battle of Okinawa, and her fate remains unknown."
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Álvaro de Bazán "Álvaro de Bazán was an outstanding Spanish naval commander who knew no defeat. He was granted the title of Marquis of Santa Cruz in 1569. The shield depicted on the coat of arms under the marquis' heraldic crown is placed against the background of the cross of the knightly Order of Santiago, of which de Bazán was a member."
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Around the World "The first armillary spheres were invented in Ancient China in the 4th century BC and in Ancient Greece in the 3rd century BC. They were widely used in marine navigation to determine the coordinates of celestial bodies."
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Scarlet Rose "Sabers on a black background were often depicted on pirate flags. In the center is the heraldic symbol of the county of Hampshire, home to two of England's largest ports."
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Velos "Fletcher-class destroyer Velos was acquired by Greece from the United States in 1959. Velos means "arrow" in Greek, and the ship's coat of arms bears the corresponding symbol."
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Vallejo "Vallejo is a city in California, United States. It was home to the Mare Island Naval Shipyard between 1854 and 1996, where over 500 warships were built, including battleships. Its official badge featured a horse's head."
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Malta "Since 1943, the flag of Malta has borne the St. George Cross, granted by King George VI for bravery in defense during World War II. The island of Malta was the main bastion of the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean."
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Tokachi "Hokkaido Prefecture includes the territory of the Japanese island of the same name, where the Tokachi River is located. The star on the prefecture's flag symbolizes hope and development."
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HNLMS Tromp "The ship inherited her name and coat of arms from famous Dutch admirals of the 17th century—Maarten Tromp and his son Cornelis Tromp. Maarten Tromp was knighted by King Louis XIII for his victory at the Battle of the Downs."
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Admiral Schröder "After World War I, the Flanders Cross was awarded to veterans of the Flanders Corps, commanded by Admiral Schröder. The award depicts an anchor topped with an Imperial Crown framed by laurel branches on a background of crossed swords."