The official lineage of HMCS Preserver extant commissionned ship.
Azure a life preserver Argent cabled Or charged on the centre chief point with a maple leaf slipped Gules and within the ring a starburst also Argent.
The life preserver is a rebus on the ship's name and with the red maple leaf gains Canadian identification. The starburst in the centre symbolizes the flare that is automatically ignited when the life preserver touches the water.
LE COEUR DE LA FLOTTE (The heart of the fleet)
Blue and White
HMCS Preserver has been granted an affiliation with the 1st Canadian Division. This affiliation cannot be transferred to new construction.
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Second of Name
- Operational support ship, Protecteur Class.
- Commissioned 7 August 1970.Footnote 3
The Second World War
Preserver served as a Fairmile motor launch base supply ship off of the East Coast with 'Newfoundland Force'.Footnote 4
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