3ft x 5ft Serapis Flag
Flags International is proud to offer this high quality 3ft x 5ft Serapis Flag. In a letter to the King of Naples in 1778, Benjamin Franklin, Commissioner to France, described our nation’s new flag as “having thirteen stripes, alternating red, white and blue.” In August of the following year, John Paul Jones sailed the Bon-Homme Richard to its fateful meeting with the Serapis. Although he won this most famous of the Revolutionary sea battles, Jones was forced to abandon his sinking Richard and transfer to the captured Serapis. The Serapis flew this flag as, battered and triumphant, she sailed into the friendly Dutch port of Texel. Historical U.S. Flags sold by Flags International are Made in the USA. This 3′ x 5′ Serapis flag can be flown on a wall-mounted flagpole set or on an in-ground flagpole.
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