Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Yellowknife

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


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.


IN ARDUA NITOR (I endeavour in difficulties)


Black and Yellow




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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