Måsøy

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MÅSØY

Province : Finnmark

Arms of Måsøy

Official blazon

I rødt en gull klepp skrått oppad.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on September 7, 1984.

The arms show a tool which has been used for many centuries in the municipality to haul in large fish into the boat. The devise is made of a large piece of wood with a bone or metal hook. The tool was chosen as a symbol for the importance of fishing to the municipality.


Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.