Con"voy pen"nant. A white pennant with red border, carried: (a) Forward on all vessels on convoy duty. (b) Alone by a senior officer present during evolutions or drills, when it commands "Silence." (c) Over a signal number, when it refers to the signal number of an officer in the Annual Navy Register.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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