HMS Hälsingland, Swedish Navy

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HMS HÄLSINGLAND, SWEDISH NAVY

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

Official blazon

I svart fält Hälsinglands vapenbild, en gyllene bock med röd beväring.

(Sable, the provincial badge of Hälsingland, a buck rmapant or, armed gules)

Motto (not shown, adopted by the Submarine): Maximus Coprorum = Largest among Bucks.

Origin/meaning

The Coat of arms shows the Arms of the namegiving Province. The Name was used by a Destroyer in Service 1959-1982 and a Submarine in Service 1988-2005 (then sold to Singapore as RSS Archer).

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