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413 Transport and Rescue Squadron
Greenwood, Nova Scotia
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
November 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 378
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Argent a maple leaf in autumnal colours surmounted by an elephant’s head caboshed proper;
AD VIGILAMUS UNDIS;
The elephant head represents the squadron’s operations in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) during the Second World War, while the motto recalls its role in maritime surveillance.
Meaning “We watch the waves”.