HMS Lagos, Royal Navy

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HMS LAGOS, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Lagos, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English Blue; within a wreath a laurel gold a falcon belled gold.

Origin/meaning

The Falcon is from the Crest of Sir Edward Boscawen (1711-1761) who defeated the French at the Battle of Lagos in 1759. The badge was approved in 1945.

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

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