Company of Watermen and Lightermen

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COMPANY OF WATERMEN AND LIGHTERMEN

London Guild
Established:

Arms (crest) of Company of Watermen and Lightermen

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, in base barry wavy of six azure and argent, a boat proper; on a chief azure two oars in saltire Or between two cushions argent fretted gules trimmed argent tasselled Or.
Crest: On a wreath argent and gules, A dexter arm embowed vested argent, holding in the hand proper an oar erect Or.
Supporters: On either side a dolphin haurient argent, finned, eyed and tusked Or.
Motto: At commaundement of owre superiors.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 18, 1585.

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