Destroyer USS Elliot (DD-967)
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DESTROYER USS ELLIOT (DD-967)
The red, white and blue partitions of the Shield is form the Insignia of Lieutenant Commander Arthur James Eliott II's Command, River Squadron 57. The Sword is symbolic of Command it is shown point down indicating Lieutenant Commander Elliot's Death in Combat. The Sail in the Crest symbolises the Elliot Family's long association with Shipbuilding and Sailing Trades. The Pine Tree symbolises their Home State of Maine.