Coast Defenses of Manila and Subic Bay, US Army

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COAST DEFENSES OF MANILA AND SUBIC BAY, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Coast Defenses of Manila and Subic Bay, US Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The upper part is blue with a silver Seahorse and the lower part is red with a Tower and two Cross staffs all gold. The Seahorse is from the arms of Manilla and the Philippines . It also symbolises the Island of Caballo, on which Fort Hughes is located. The Tower symbolises the Island of Corregidor of which Fort Mills is located. The Crosses symbolises the monk (El Fraile, Fort Drum) and the nun (La Monja) of Legend. The Crest is a carabao's head in natural colours, symbolising Fort Frank on Carabao Island.


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