The official lineage of HMCS Kingston extant commissionned ship.
Gules a griffin Or armed and langued Azure issuant from a crown vallary Argent holding in its claws an anchor Argent.
The crown vallary represents the various fortifications built since Kingston's foundation. The griffin comes from the Coat of Arms of Count Louis de Buade of Pallau and Frontenac, the City's founder, and is found in the City's Arms. The anchor alludes to the City's rich naval affiliations. The main colours are from the City's Coat of Arms.
PRO REGE ET GREGE (For sovereign and people)
Gold and Red
First of Name
- Coastal Defence Vessel, Kingston Class.
- Commissioned 21 September 1996.Footnote 1
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