HMS Enterprise, Royal Navy

HMS ENTERPRISE, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Enterprise, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English Red; a lion rampant undre a star all silver

Motto: Spes aspera levat

Origin/meaning

From the arms of Rear Admiral Sir James Ross, who commanded HMS Explorer in the Unsuccessful search for the Franklin Expedition in the Arctic in the Years 1858-1854. The Latin Motto Translates as "Hope lightens difficulties". The BAdge was approved in a Pentagon Frame in 1923 and in a Round Frame in 2001.


Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal Ministry of Defence. Information from Admirality Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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