Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

33 Utility Squadron

33 Utility Squadron Badge

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Per fesse wavy Azure and barry wavy Argent and Azure, a chain link palewise Argent pendent therefrom a fouled anchor, overall in chief a pair of wings Or.


The design symbolizes the close cooperation and unity between air and sea elements of the Canadian Forces.


FINIS CORONAT OPUS (The end crowns the deed)


Gold and Blue




Originally authorized in the Royal Canadian Navy as '33 Utility Squadron', 1 November 1954.1
Disbanded 4 July 1992.3


33 Utility Squadron

1. CFOO/OOFC 9.8.1, 24 June/juin 1968, file/dossier F1901-2219/33 DO; J.D.F. Kealy and E.C. Russell, A History of Canadian Naval Aviation 1918-1962 (Ottawa, 1965), p.69

2. CFOO/OOFC 2.14.2, 1 December/décembre 1978, file/dossier 1901-1317 (DMCO)

3. 1992 AHR/RHA – VU33, 14 July/juillet 1992, file/dossier 1325-4 (CO VU33), on AHR file/dans le dossier RHA 1326-1317

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