Orient Steam Navigation Company

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ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

Acquired by Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company in 1960 (now part of P&O).

Arms of Orient Steam Navigation Company

Official blazon

Arms : Fusilly fesswise Argent and Azure, on a Chief of the last a rising Sun in splendour Or.
Crest: Out of an Eastern Crown Or, on Waves of the Sea, a representation of the Clipper Ship ORIENT proper.
Supporters : On the dexter side a Sea Lion, and on the sinister side a Kangaroo, both proper and gorged with an Eastern Crown Or.
Motto: 'Par Non Leonina Societas'.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 7, 1957.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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Literature : Low, 1971