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Incorporated into : 1914 Plymouth

Arms (crest) of Devonport

Official blazon


The arms are granted in 1876 and are appropriate for a naval port and ship-building centre. The upper part shows a naval crown, the lower represents the shipyards. The crest shows a naval crown, anchor and two dolphins. The motto 'Prorsum semper honeste' means 'Ever forward in uprightness'.

Arms (crest) of Devonport

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905

Literature : Image and background from Will's cigarette cards 1920s