HMS Perseus, Royal Navy

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HMS PERSEUS, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Perseus, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English 1928 Badge:Black; a dragon's head green and red engrailed by a sword silver pommel and hilt gold.

Motto:Fortiter
1954: Barry wavy of eight white and blue; a dragon's head green and gold armed gold langued red engouled by a sword.
Motto:Fortiter.

Origin/meaning

Perseus killed a Dragon to save Andromeda. The Motto translates as "Bravely". The badge was approved in 1928 later replaced by the one shown in 1954.


Literature: Image from Pinterest. Information from Admiralty Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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