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A maker of Naval history, his famous quote came from a battle, not on the high seas, but on Lake Erie during the war of 1812, “we have met the enemy and they are ours.”
Who is Oliver Hazard Perry?
Always with the blue field uppermost and to the observer’s left.
What is how the flag is displayed?
Present customs of exchanging greetings between ships at sea.
What is dipping the colors?
Originally a friendly gesture, indicating rendering himself or his ship powerless for the time of rendition of the honors.
What is a gun salute?
While there is no official one, “Non sibi sed patriae” (not self but country) is often cited.
What is a Navy Motto?