German Democratic Republic
Naval Rank Flags





18. Flag of the Defense Minister (Flagge des Verteidigungsministers)


[East German Minister of National Defence]

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


[East German Deputy Minister and Chief of Staff]




15. Admiral's flag (Admiralsflagge)


[East German Admiral]


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)


[East German Vice Admiral or Deputy Chief of the Volksmarine]


Same as Admiral's flag, but with 2 yellow stars in the base of the fly.



17. Rear Admiral's flag (Konteradmiralsflagge)


[East German Rear Admiral]


Same as admiral's flag, but with one yellow star in fly.



19. Service Flag for Admirals (Dienstflagge der Admirale der Volksmarine)


[East German Deputy Minister and Chief of the 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 Abteilungschefs]



Stander eines Gruppenchefs


[Stander eines Gruppenchefs]



Stander eines Reedešltesten


[Stander eines Reedešltesten]



Stander eines Flotillenchefs


[Stander eines Flotillenchefs]