Together they jump up and down and the studio floor vibrates with the movements of the small crowd cheering like the home team just won the pennant .
During the service the traditional pennant , which declares to the enemy that prayers are being said and that the ‘ship should not be attacked’, flew from the chapel balcony.
Has anyone heard of a team winning a pennant without a good catcher?
The Type 42 destroyer has made a symbolic final entry into her home base, Portsmouth, trailing her decommissioning pennant .
Flying her paying-off pennant , HMAS Mildura sails from Fremantle and heads for Melbourne for the last time on July 15, 1953.
HMS Coventry has returned to the UK for the last time, flying her decommissioning pennant with pride at the end of a highly-successful deployment to the West Indies.
September 30 saw HMS Alderney's last entry into Portsmouth with her decommissioning pennant flying after a final visit to her namesake island.
The title-holders are still searching for their first win, after four defeats and a draw, and already they have very little chance of holding on to the Championship pennant .
Survey ship HMS Bulldog has completed her final deployment, and sailed into her home port of Devonport flying her decommissioning pennant after 33 years of service.
The last voyage of a hectic year was completed with her decommissioning pennant flying as she sailed form Fremantle to Fleet Base West.