HMS Uppland, Swedish Navy

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HMS UPPLAND, SWEDISH NAVY

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

Official blazon

I rött fält Upplands vapenbild, ett riksäpple av guld.

(Gules, the provincial badge of Uppland, an orb or)

Motto (adopted by the Submarine, not shown): Prudentia et audacia = Prudence and Courage.

Origin/meaning

The Provincial Coat of Arms of Uppland. The name has been used by two Ships of the Line (launced 1689 and 1749) a Galley (launched 1748), a Destroyer in Service 1947-1979 (reclassed as a Frigate in 1974). At present the name is used by a Submarine in Service since 1997.

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