Last modified: 2006-05-27 by ivan sache
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House flag of Loucas G. Matsas Salvage and Towage Maritime Company - Image by Ivan Sache, 24 June 2001
Based in Piraeus, the Loucas G. Matsas company operated in the Gulf during the Iran-Iraq war. It also extinguished the fire on the Anafi, laden with 26,000 tonnes of coal, removed the cargo from the Esperanza III, heavily aground the port of Mumbai (Bombay, India). When the cement carrier Dystos capsized and sunk off Euboia Island (Greece) coast, the company team, together with 16 divers, recovered the bodies of 17 crew members and removed the vessel's bunkers and oil residues from a depth of 35 m.
The house flag of the Loucas G. Matsas Salvage and Towage Maritime Company is white with a red letter M in the middle.
Source: World Salvage Directory
Ivan Sache, 24 June 2001
House flag of Loucas Matsas & Sons - Image by Jarig Bakker, 14 September 2005
According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95], the house flag of Loucas Matsas & Sons is red with a white cross formy.
Jarig Bakker, 14 September 2005