Home port

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HOME PORT. The port where the owner of a ship resides; this is a relative term.

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She had Dutch colours painted on her sides in four different places, and also carried a rigid painted ensign at the fore-masthead, a painted rigid house flag at the mainmast, and port of registry on her side.
Fon Tai's port of registry and flag is Hong Kong, China.
And in Liverpool, her port of registry, where she was dreamt up, financed, owned and crewed?