1st Navy Jack Flags
First Navy Jack Flags- The Symbols of American Maritime History
The jack of the United States of America is a maritime flag that is flown on the jackstaff in the bow of American vessels that are moored or anchored. Used by the U.S. Navy and ships of the U.S. Coast Guard and other U.S. governmental entities, the jack is flown on the bow of a ship and the ensign is flown on the stern when anchored or moored. Shop from our Commercial Grade, durable and 100% made in USA first Navy Jack from Tuff Flags and get the advantage of the best prices, quick shipping and much more! 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed!
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First Navy Jack-Highlight The Message “DON’T TREAD ON ME”
The First Navy Jack has traditionally been depicted as consisting of thirteen red and white stripes charged with an uncoiled rattlesnake and the motto “DON’T TREAD ON ME”. It follows a tradition that dates back to 1880, when this design appeared in a color plate in Admiral George Henry Preble's influential History of the Flag of the United States. The rattlesnake had long been a symbol of resistance to the British in Colonial America. The rattlesnake has thirteen layers, signifying each of the original Thirteen Colonies while the phrase “DON’T TREAD ON ME” signifies the fact that the snake does not strike until provoked. Since September 11, 2001, the First Navy Jack has also been flown along with the national flag on an optional basis aboard U.S. Navy installations and facilities ashore.
Our First Navy Jack single reverse flags made of 200 Denier nylon flags that are finished with duck heading and brass grommets are well suited for commemorative events on the global war on terrorism. Featuring UV resistant Dupont inks, these flags that are reinforced with 4 rows of lock stitching are designed to last long and look great.
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