HMS Carlskrona, Swedish Navy

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HMS CARLSKRONA, SWEDISH NAVY

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

Official blazon

I blått fält kung Carl XI: namnchiffer överlagt ett ankare under en kunglig krona, allt guld.

(Azure the monogram of king Carl XI surmounting an anchor erect beneath a royal crown proper)

Origin/meaning

The Ship was originaly a Minelayer and is now a Staff/Command Ship. In Service since 1982. The Coat of arms shows the Arms of the namegiving City.

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