Icebreaker Ale, Swedish Navy

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ICEBREAKER ALE, SWEDISH NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Icebreaker Ale, Swedish Navy

Official blazon

I fält av silver en störtad blå sparre.

Origin/meaning

The inverted Chevron symbolises King Ale's death at the Battle on the Ice of Lake Vättern. This is mentioned in the Beowulf Saga, and is also mention by the Icelandic Saga Writer Snorri Sturlason.

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