HMS Walrus, Royal Navy

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HMS WALRUS, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of HMS Walrus, Royal Navy

(1919 Badge)
Coat of arms (crest) of HMS Walrus, Royal Navy

(1960 Badge)


Official blazon
English Black; a walrus' head gold.

Motto Cave dentes.

Blue, the head of a walrus proper.

Motto: Cave dentes.

Origin/meaning

The Canting Badge was first approved in 1919 and changed in 1960. The Motto translates as "Beware my tusks".

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

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