Møre og Romsdal
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MØRE OG ROMSDAL PROVINCE
The arms were granted on March 15, 1978.
The three (Viking-)ships refer to the former importance of shipbuilding and shipping in the region. They also symbolise the three districts in the province, Sunnmøre, Romsdal and Nordmøre.The masts form a cross, which symbolises the strong Christian and religious beliefs as well as the strong religious organisations in the province.
Literature : Capellen and Johannessen, 1987.