HMS Pyrrhus, Royal Navy

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HMS PYRRHUS, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Pyrrhus, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English Green; an elephant charging proper collar and anklet steel blue.

Origin/meaning

Pyrrhus, King of Epirus used Elephants to deafeat the Romans in 281 BC. The badge was approved in 1946.


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

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