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Photogen Transport Co. Ltd. (Shipping company, Austria-Hungary)

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Presentation of Photogen Transport

Photogen Transport Co. Ltd., active in Fiume in 1896-1909, operated the steamship Etelka, the first and only Austro-Hungarian oil tanker in Adriatic.

Maurizio Grbac & Marijan Žuvić, 8 January 2004


House flag of Photogen Transport

On a photo of the Etelka in front of Rijeka harbour, the house flag is clearly visible as rectangular with a white descending diagonal charged with three stars. The background colour of the flag might as well be red or blue.
A similar flag was subsequently used by the Genoese company Vapori Ditta Luigi Pittaluga.

Maurizio Grbac, Željko Heimer & David Prothero, 14 December 2006