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Old May 1 2012, 01:17 AM   #45
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Re: TOS: The Red Ensign by DRGIII - January 2013

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That does raise an interesting question, though. The Red Ensign is usually given to merchant vessels; the Blue Ensign to merchant vessels captained by members of the reserve officer corps, by special permission of the Admiralty; the Green Ensign, once upon a time, by Irish merchant ships under British domination; and the White Ensign by the Royal Navy itself. Does this mean that TOS: The Red Ensign will in some way focus on privately-owned vessels, or interstellar trade, in some sense?
Sounds like a good possibility to me. If so, I wonder if will involve Harry Mudd or Cyrano Jones?
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