At Culdrose, and at sultan. I believe it may be something to do with the deaths of Royals in afghanistan.. One is in the usual position, and the other fly's lower and to the side on the cross beam bit ( Wafu? Me? Never... :lol: )
Can't say as I ever saw it. Mind you with me that means little.
I remember the day I discovered limers, I fell over the milk churn in the JRDH. The rest of the ships company had been walking around it for weeks. :roll:
Gaff = Daily ensign (hangs 45deg off the backside of the mast)
Stbd Outer Yardarm = Second Ensign
Mast head= full/r/v admiral or commodore flag/pennant.
Certain it is dress ship, but the seniority of hoists may be slightly out. Not much call for seniority of hoists on a mast in the IT world :? so the memory has started to fade from all the good stuff a CY needed to know