Commandant Karljohansvern, Norway

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COMMANDANT KARLJOHANSVERN, NORWAY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Commandant Karljohansvern, Norway

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Arms symbolises the 1818 founded Horten Naval Base to which in 1820 a Naval Shipyard was added. King Oscar gave 1854 the Base the Name Carljohansvern Shipyard. From 1850 to 1968 the Main Norwegian Naval Base was situated here.

Literature: Våpenbrevet Nr 80 (20009)