Fremantle Port Authority

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FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY

Arms of Fremantle Port Authority

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, a Black Swan proper, on a Chief Azure a Packing Case between two Rams' heads caboshed Or.
Crest : On a Wreath Argent and Sable, the Mast of a Ship, Sail set proper, supported by two Sea Horses Argent.
Supporters : On either side a Triton upon a Compartment of Water flanked by two Quays proper.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 10, 1965.

The charges are largely self-explanatory: the black swan for Western Australia, the rams' heads and packing cases for industry and commerce, the compartment of water flanked by quays for a port, and the mast, sails, sea horses, and tritons for marine affairs.


Literature : Low, 1971


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