Last modified: 2002-11-16 by santiago dotor
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by Zeljko Heimer
Red cross on white, national flag in canton.
Jan Zrzavy, 16 January 1998
National defence: no army, police force of 475 men. White Ensign. Source: Encyclopaedia Universalis Yearbook, 1998; flag as reported in Album des Pavillons 1990.
Ivan Sache, 24 May 1999
The war ensign, actually used by the vessels of the police force, is white with a red cross thoughout and the national flag in canton, following the British model.
Zeljko Heimer, 20 May 2000
According to Album des Flottes de Combat, 2000, the Solomon Islands do have a Navy, with 4 patrol boats, 2 landing crafts and 2 research ships; the same book does not mention any government ships (other than Navy).
Armand du Payrat, 22 May 2000