Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Yellowknife

HMCS Yellowknife Badge

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BADGE

Description

Argent a raven Sable grasping in the dexter talon a miner's powder knife Or.

Significance

Ravens are familiar ornithological residents of Yellowknife, while the miner's powder knife in the raven's right talon symbolizes gold mining, one of the major industries in the area, as well as the ship's defensive capability.

MOTTO

IN ARDUA NITOR (I endeavour in difficulties)

COLOURS

Black and Yellow

BATTLE HONOURS

None

LINEAGE

First of Name

Coastal Defence Vessel, Kingston Class.
Commissioned 18 April 1998.1


1. Annual Historical Report/Rapport historique annuel - HMCS/NCSM Yellowknife, UIC 3357, 24 March/mars 1999, file/dossier 1325-1 (NavO), AHR/RHA 1326-3357

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