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Old Dec 09, 2010, 12:52 PM
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If I remember correctly, I had read that the ensigna with the red outline was only used for about 6 months in '43.
I also had read that Pappy's ships with the #s 883 & 86 had the tricolour ensignia with red outline.
His ships with the #s 740, 993 & 915 had the blue over white ensignia.
I cannot comment on how reliable the info is.
Also, I have not read it anywhere, but I guess it's also probable that #883 could have been repainted witht he blue over white ensignia later on. It could be the reason why we see both depicted in paintings.

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Peter
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