Pennant

Pennant may refer to:

  • Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag commonly flown by ships at sea:
    • Pennant (commissioning), the traditional sign of a warship, flown from its masthead while the ship is in commission
    • Broad pennant, flown from the masthead of a Royal Navy ship to indicate the presence of a commodore on board
    • Pennant (church), flown by navies during services on board ships
    • Pennant Measures, a stratigraphic division of the South Wales Coal Measures and including the Pennant Sandstone
  • Pennant number, a number used to identify ships by the modern Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth

Pennant may also refer to:

  • Vympel, Russian for Pennant, A Spetznas unit specialised in infiltration and assassination.
  • Pennant (sports), a commemorative flag displayed or flown by a league-winning team
    • Pennant race, the race to clinch the league or division title in a regular baseball season
  • A reference to the pennant-shaped "No Passing Zone" prohibitory traffic sign found in the United States
  • The common name for the Genus of dragonfly known as Celithemis
  • Flag and pennant patterns in technical analysis of a stock market chart

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Pennant, Saskatchewan - External Links
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Samuel Pennant
... Sir Samuel Pennant (died 1750) was a Lord Mayor of London ... Sir Samuel's brother John was the father of Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn ... a distant relative of the Welsh naturalist and antiquarian Thomas Pennant ...
Celithemis Elisa
... The Calico Pennant or Elisa Pennant (Celithemis elisa) is a dragonfly found in North America, in the Pennant genus of dragonflies ...
HMS Valkyrie (1917) - History
... HMS Valkyrie was commissioned into the Royal Navy on the 16th of June 1917 with the Pennant number F05 ... In 1919 she was reassigned to the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla and assigned the Pennant number D61 ... She maintained this pennant number through to her being stricken in 1936 ...
Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Dolbenmaen
... Llanfihangel-y-Pennant is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales ... The ancient ecclesiastical parish of Llanfihangel-y-Pennant is part of the bishopric of Bangor ... It is named after Cwm Pennant, a valley which stretches from north of the villages of Dolbenmaen and Golan towards the Drwys y Coed pass, between Moel Hebog and Crib Nantlle ...

Famous quotes containing the word pennant:

    They are preparing to begin again:
    Problems, new pennant up the flagpole
    In a predicated romance.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)