Worshipful Company of Shipwrights

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF SHIPWRIGHTS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Shipwrights

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, in a sea proper the hull of a ship Or and for difference in the dexter chief point a sword erect, point upward, of the last; on a chief argent a cross gules charged with a lion passant guardant Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, On an ark sable resting upon a mount vert, a dove bearing an olive branch proper, and for difference in the prow of the ark a sword as in the Arms. Mantled gules, doubled argent.
Motto: Within the Ark safe for ever.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on March 2, 1920.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913


Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960