Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Prevost

HMCS Prevost Badge

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BADGE

Description

Argent a demi-lion rampant Azure charged upon the shoulder with a mural crown Or the sinister paw grasping a sword erect proper pommel and hilt Or.

Significance

The badge device is taken from the crest in the Arms of Lieutenant-General Sir George Prevost, Bart, who was Governor-in-Chief of the Canadas in 1811, and Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in Canada during the War of 1812.

MOTTO

None

COLOURS

White and Azure Blue

BATTLE HONOURS

None

LINEAGE

First of Name

Shore establishment.
Naval Reserve Division, London, Ontario.
Commissioned as a tender to HMCS Stadacona 1 November 1941.1
Recommissioned as an independent shore establishment 1 September 1942.2
Paid off 30 November 1964.3
Recommissioned 29 September 1990.4


1. CNO/ONC 1666/41

2. CNO/ONC 2245/42

3. Signal, 282204Z October 1964, Document Collection/collection de documents 81/520, 8000 HMCS/NCSM Queen

4. Booklet/Livret, "The Commissioning of HMCS Prevost, 29 September 1990", AHR/RHA 1326-3484

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