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image by eljko Heimer, 3 July 2002
The national flag is used as the ensign (https://www.infodefensa.com/latam/images_cache/2018/11/23/stan-patrol-4207--520-520.jpg)
and there is a red flag used for naval forces (https://www.laprensa.com.ni/2019/03/26/nacionales/2536675-fuerza-naval-informa-de-la-campana-orion-que-pretende-golpear-el-narcotrafico)
but not sure what the full inscription is.
Zachary Harden, 17 January 2020
The Nicaraguan navy is considered a branch of the Army use the
Army Flag as a template, placing the relevant emblem
in the middle on the yellow map. See:
https://www.laprensa.com.ni/2019/03/26/nacionales/2536675-fuerza-naval-informa-de-la-campana-orion-que-pretende-golpear-el-narcotrafico for Naval Force as reported by Zach Harden.
https://www.puroperiodismo.com/2018/02/13/ortega-nombra-sobrino-de-jefe-del-ejercito-como-embajador-en-costa-rica/ for Artillery
http://188.8.131.52/contenido/noticias/2017-07/ceremonia-monumento-caidos-fuerza-aerea.html Fuerza Aerea
https://ejercito.mil.ni/contenido/relaciones-publicas/publicaciones/docs/memoria_2013.pdf page 194
and so many others: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gXyX5w5_afM/U82N47th_CI/AAAAAAAAoq8/iNysAPWjBo0/s1600/fa-01-p.jpg from http://ordendebatallainternacional.blogspot.com/2012/06/nicaragua.html
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 17 January 2020
A Wikipedia article for Jack (flag) shows that Nicaragua uses the
signal flag Z as its jack.
John Ayer, 16 January 2020
Going through hundreds of photos I have been unable to spot a single
Nicaraguan vessel (at anchor or at sea) flying any sort of flag at its bows.
Christopher Southworth, 17 January 2020
My hypothesis is that someone spotted a photo of a Nicaraguan patrol boat
dressing overall, which in that case had the 'Z' flag at the bow, and as such
was mistaken as a jack. As we do not have the photo, this is just my hypothesis.
Miles Li, 18 January 2020