HMS Styrbjörn, Swedish Navy

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HMS STYRBJÖRN, SWEDISH NAVY

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

Official blazon

I silver en uppkommande och en nedkommande spjutspets, båda blå.

Origin/meaning

Acoring to legend Styrbjörn Starke did participate in the Battle of Fyrisvall in AD 960 against his uncle the King of the Svear Erik Segersäll. Styrbjörn fell in the Battle. The Spears symbolises weapons used in the Battle.

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