BLAZON: Orange nicotine bloom. Green seed pod and orange stamens.
SIGNIFICANCE: The Hurons were known as the Tobacco Indians hence this badge design is derived from that plant and shows the conventionalized representation of the nicotine bloom. This is in keeping with the traditional use of flower and plant forms as fighting emblems such as the Roses Of York and Lancaster; the Thistle of Scotland; the Leek of Wales; the Shamrock of Ireland and Canada's own Maple Leaf.
SHIP'S COLOURS: Gold and Crimson
BATTLE HONOURS: Arctic 1943-45
English Channel 1944
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