HMS Laertes, Royal Navy

HMS LAERTES, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Laertes, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English Green; two boar spears in saltire gold headed white interlaced and suspended therefrom by a riband a bugle horn gold.

Origin/meaning

Father of Ulysses and King of Ithaca, who hunted the Calydonian Boar. The badge was approved in 1945.

Literature: Image from ebay.com. Information from Admirality Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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