Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

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PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY (now P&O)

Arms of Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

Official blazon

Arms : Per saltire Argent, Or, Azure, and Gules, a Lion statant guardant of the last, and a Dragon (representing a Chinese Dragon) of the third, scaled and tufted of the fourth, in pale, and a Kangaroo and an Elephant with a Castle on its back of the second in fess.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours, issuant from Water proper, a Sun rising Or.
Motto: 'Quis Nos Separabit'.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 16, 1937.

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

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Literature : Low, 1971