Walvis Bay

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WALVIS BAY

Region: Erongo
Additions : 19?? Kuisebmond

Arms of Walvis Bay

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: In goud, 'n golwende dwarsbalk van drie stukke, blou, silwer en blou, in die skildhoof vergesel van 'n walvis en in die skildvoet van 'n pelikaan, albei van natuurlike kleur.
Helmteken:'n Regopgeplaaste swart anker en tou.
Wrong en Dekklede: Goud en blou.
Skildhouers: Twee flaminke van natuurlike kleur.
Wapenspreuk: IN UTRUMQUE PARATUS

  • (en)

Arms: Or, on a fess wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent, in chief a whale and in base a pelican, both proper.
Crest: An anchor cabled erect, Sable.
Wreath and Mantling: Or and Azure.
Supporters: Two flamingoes proper.
Motto: IN UTRUMQUE PARATUS

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 30, 1967.

The whale (Walvis in Dutch) is a canting element, the anchor stands for the harbour and bay.

I have no information on the other elements. Any information is welcome !


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