HMS Snapphanen, Swedish Navy

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HMS SNAPPHANEN, SWEDISH NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Snapphanen, Swedish Navy
Official blazon
Swedish

I guld en blå grep och en röd musköt i kors|-

English Snapphanen, Swedish Navy No blazon/translation known. Please click here to send your (heraldic !) blazon or translation

Origin/meaning

Snapphane was the name of the Guerillas that fought against Swedish Rule in Scania 1675-1679. They use the Musket and Fork as weapons.


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