HMS Argo, Swedish Navy

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HMS ARGO, SWEDISH NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Argo, Swedish Navy

Official blazon

I Blått fält en grekisk båststäv med en mast med beslaget segel, allt av silver.

(Azure, the bows of a greek ship with mast with furled sail, all argent)

Origin/meaning

The Ship was a Torpedo-Boat in service 1957-1977. The Coat of Arms alludes to the namesake the Ship Argo, known from the tale of Jason and the Argonauts.

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Literature: Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.