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ROYAL MAIL LINES (1932-1965)

Arms of Royal Mail Lines

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, upon waves of the sea proper a ship in full sail Or, the sails argent, flying from each mast a pennon also argent charged with a saltire gules; upon a chief also argent, a saltire also gules charged with a representation of the Imperial Crown proper.
Crest: On a wreath argent and azure, Upon waves of the sea proper a ship in full sail, flying from each mast Or a pennon argent charged with a saltire gules and charged on each sail with a like saltire.
Supporters: On either side a sea horse proper.
Motto: Per Mare Ubique.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 14, 1929 to the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company; transferred to the Royal Mail Lines in November 1932.

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