German Democratic Republic
Naval Rank Flags
18. Flag of the Defense Minister (Flagge des Verteidigungsministers)
Blue flag with the arms in the center. Uncertain as to whether arms are surrounded by wreath. Ratio 3:5
34. Deputy Minister and Chief of Staff
15. Admiral's flag (Admiralsflagge)
Blue with a yellow anchor in the center and 3 yellow stars vertically in the fly.
16. Vice Admiral or Deputy Chief of the Volksmarine (Vizeadmiralsflagge)
Same as Admiral's flag, but with 2 yellow stars in the base of the fly.
17. Rear Admiral's flag (Konteradmiralsflagge)
Same as admiral's flag, but with one yellow star in fly.
19. Service Flag for Admirals (Dienstflagge der Admirale der Volksmarine)
Blue flag with the National People's Army emblem in the center and a yellow anchor in the upper hoist. Ratio 3:5.
Uncertain what the relation between this flag and the admiral's flag may be.
Stander eines Abteilungschefs
Stander eines Gruppenchefs
Stander eines Reedešltesten
Stander eines Flotillenchefs