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Was there ever any part of the Netherlands which had this flag?

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According to Wikipedia, this is the naval flag of the Netherlands' Secretary of Defense.

This flag would be flown on a ship that the Dutch Secretary of Defense is using as a headquarters (also referred to as a flagship). This type of flag is known as a rank flag.

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    Cool! Learned something today – Eugen Martynov Sep 25 '15 at 8:38

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