Admiral Schley's Pennant


This is Admiral Winfield Scott Schley's rear admiral's pennant. The rank is indicated by the number of stars. The flag proudly remains in the Admiral's family. Schley commanded the "Flying Squadron," and later, at the Naval Battle of Santiago, led the attack on Cervera's Spanish Squadron in the USS BROOKLYN.

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Personal correspondence between the editor and the Schley family.


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