HMS Halland, Swedish Navy

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HMS HALLAND, SWEDISH NAVY

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

Official blazon

I blått fält Hallands vapenbild, ett lejon av silver med röd beväring därest dylik skall komma till användning.

(Azure, the provincial badges of Halland, a doubl-tailed lion rmapant argent, armed and langued gules).

Motto (not shown): Virtute Leonis = Virtue of the Lion

Origin/meaning

Is the coat of Arms of the Namegiving Province. The Name has be used by two Ships of the Line in service in the 17th and 18th Centuries, a Destroyer in Service 1955-1987. Today the Name is used by a Submarine in Service since 1997.

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