LCS Squadron One (Littoral Combat Ship)
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Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

SHIELD

Per fess Vert (Emerald Green) and Azure (Dark Blue), a fess wavy Argent, overall two lightning bolts in chevron reversed Or, surmounted by an anchor Argent (Silver Gray) fouled Proper.


CREST

On a wreath Argent and Vert (Emerald Green) a silhouette of the San Diego's Point Loma Lighthouse Sable (Black) surmounted by a ship's wheel Or, garnished Sanguine (Maroon).


SUPPORTERS

Behind the shield two spears points up saltirewise Or.


MOTTO

The word "READY" in Gold upon a Dark Blue scroll doubled Gold garnished Dark Blue.


SEAL

The arms as described above upon a White field enclosed within a Dark Blue collar edged on the outside with Gold chain and inscribed at top "LCS SQUADRON ONE" and in base "UNITED STATES NAVY" in Gold letters.

Symbolism

SHIELD

The Littoral environment is represented by the color green, the white wavy fess emphasizing the mission of support for Littoral Combat Ships and their crews through comprehensive operational and administrative supervision. The color dark blue and the anchor symbolize the U.S. Navy and the organization's status as a shore based command. The lightning flashes denote speedy response to mission demands and the mobility and speed of Littoral Combat Ships.


CREST

San Diego's Point Loma Lighthouse represents the organization's location in San Diego and its role as guide to Littoral Combat shipping. The wheel signifies direction, safety and distance support. Gold denotes excellence.


SUPPORTERS

The gold spears represent readiness and support of combat ships.





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