The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Canadian Naval Jack and Maritime Command Flag

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Flag
March 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 242

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Argent in the fly the central device of the Maritime Command badge ensigned by a naval coronet Azure, a canton of the National Flag of Canada;



The flag shown here was chosen with 14 other flags to be included on a heritage poster showing a selection of military flags of Canada. It is either still in use, or is a historical flag in the sense that it was in use in what is now Canada. These 15 fifteen flags, selected from among dozens of others, do not have a written symbolism.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 22, 2008, in Volume 142, page 2986 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Not applicable

Robert Grey

Shirley Mangione

Recipient Information

Military Institution

The recipient's emblems were subsequently recorded in the name of Canadian Naval Ensign in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada, Volume 6, page 238, 20 June 2013.