Fast Missile Boat Bille (P540), Danish Navy

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FAST MISSILE BOAT BILLE (P540), DANISH NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Fast Missile Boat Bille (P540), Danish Navy

Official blazon

Slkjolden lodret delt og tre gange tværdelt af rødt og sølv. skjolden hviler på et anker hvorover en kongekrone.

Origin/meaning

The Arms of the Namegiver Vice Admiral Steen Andersen Bille (1751-1833) is used. He Commanded the Dansih Fleet during the British Attack in 1807, and refused to hand over the Fleet. After the War hes was instrumental in the rebuilding of the Dansih Fleet. Approved by HM The Queen on 7 May 1975.

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Literature: Picture by Skjoldbro on Wikimedia Commons. Inforamtion from the Book Dansk Orlogsheraldik.