On either side and slightly in advance of the ensign staff, M.-L.
It will be noted that the colours were hauled down and the white flag then hoisted on the ensign staff.
She flew no flag at her masthead, it is true; but Mildmay could now see that she had hoisted a blue ensign on her ensign staff.
"Blue Peter" was hoisted at the fore, while the Dutch national ensign floated from her ensign staff.
From the ensign staff the black cross of infamy was contemptuously hauled down by one of the Bolero's men.
Her stern was high out of water, the red ensign of England flapping impotently on the ensign staff.
Morris had been ordered to set the American flag, and it was now floating in the light breeze at the ensign staff.