Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Edmonton

HMCS Edmonton Badge

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BADGE

Description

Sable a representation of the coronet of her late Royal Highness the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Or within a mascle Argent.

Significance

The black field represents the rich deposits of oil surrounding the city. The mascle represents the walls of Fort Edmonton. The coronet is that of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of Canada's Governor-General from 1878 to 1883. The Province of Alberta was named for her.

MOTTO

INDUSTRIA DITAT (Industry enriches)

COLOURS

Gold and Black

BATTLE HONOURS

None

LINEAGE

First of Name

Coastal Defence Vessel, Kingston Class.
Commissioned 21 May 1997.1


1. Annual Historical Report/Rapport historique annuel 1997 - HMCS/NCSM Edmonton, AHR/RHA 1326-3354

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