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Canadian Navy HMCS Brandon (MM 710), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Brandon (MM 710), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Vert a horse's head erased Argent gorged with a ducal coronet Or.

Significance: The horse is from the Arms of the City of Brandon, Manitoba, for which the ship is named. The ducal coronet is to illustrate that the city was named for Douglas, Duke of Brandon an important shareholder in the Hudson's Bay Company and ancestor of Thomas Douglas, Earl of Selkirk who established the Red River settlement in 1811. The gold is to reflect the farming activities around the city. The main colours are from the Arms of the Province of Manitoba.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Kingston (MM 700), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Kingston (MM 700), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Gules a griffin Or armed and langued Azure issuant from a crown vallary Argent holding in its claws an anchor Argent.

Significance: The crown vallary represents the various fortifications built since Kingston's foundation. The griffin comes from the Coat of Arms of Count Louis de Buade of Pallau and Frontenac, the City's founder, and is found in the City's Arms. The anchor alludes to the City's rich naval affiliations. The main colours are from the City's Coat of Arms.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Moncton (MM 708), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Moncton (MM 708), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Gules two tridents in saltire Or surmounted by a bee volant proper.

Significance: The Tridents represent the defensive role of the ship, while the bee, which is drawn from the symbol of the City of Moncton, represents both industriousness and the offensive capability of the ship.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Nanaimo (MM 702), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Nanaimo (MM 702), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Barry wavy Or and Azure over all a representation of the Nanaimo Bastion Argent port and windows Sable.

Significance: The background of blue and gold wavy lines represents the appearance of the sea on Canada's west coast as it reflects the setting sun. The Nanaimo Bastion is a famous landmark dating back to the days when the City was a Hudson's Bay Company trading fort.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Saskatoon (MM 709), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Saskatoon (MM 709), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Vert a lion passant guardant crowned with a naval coronet Or sails Argent and grasping in the dexter paw a Saskatoon bush irradiated and fructed proper leaved Or.

Significance: The gold lion is taken from the symbol used by the City of Saskatoon. The lion wears a naval coronet, and grasps a Saskatoon bush thereby making reference to the name of the City.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Shawinigan (MM 704), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Shawinigan (MM 704), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Per chevron Azure and Argent over all two flashes in saltire between four fleur-de-lis all counter changed.

Significance: Shawinigan means "portage on the crest". The reverse 'V' shape represents the crest from which the city derives its name. The upper blue represents the calm river above the waterfalls, which are marked by the white. The lightning flashes are from the Arms of the city. The fleur-de-lis is from the municipal flag, but multiplied by four to match that in the flag of the Province of Quebec, where the city is located.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Whitehorse (MM 705), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Whitehorse (MM 705), patrol vessel badge (crest)

Azure three bands wavy Or over all a horse forcene Argent.

Significance: The name Whitehorse comes from the Whitehorse Rapids which are said to resemble the mane of a white horse. The bends of the field represent the river and they are gold in remembrance of the Klondike Gold Rush.

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Canadian Navy HMCS Yellowknife (MM 706), patrol vessel badge (crest) Canadian Navy HMCS Yellowknife (MM 706), patrol vessel badge (crest)

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.

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