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The Badge Project

Colour Badges Collected to Date

CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum
The Badge Project
Colour Badges Collected to Date

The following is a list of colour badges collected by The Badge Project.

The information provided includes the ship name, and any available details of the design elements. An "a," "b" or "c" indicates that more than one version of a badge exists for that ship.

  1. ACADIA 1st - gun barrel; maple leaf; anchor; compass divider
  2. AGASSIZ - a. fouled anchor; b. fouled anchor in brass; c. corvette
  3. ALBERNI - ship's wheel
  4. ALGERINE - head of Algerine, in brass
  5. ALGONQUIN 1st - native arm with spear through eel
  6. AMHERST - Pluto the dog & cartoon U-boat
  7. ANNAN - cougar leaping on U-boat
  8. ARMENTIERES - sun, moon & fleur-de-lis
  9. ASSINIBOINE 1st - bison on field of grass
  10. ATHABASKAN 1st - native chief on horse
  11. ATHOLL - cartoon dragon facing backwards
  12. AURORA - beaver
  13. AVALON - seaman's hand being paid by SLt
  14. BADDECK - five playing cards, all aces
  15. BAYFIELD - a. devil pulling mine from water; b. warship
  16. BLAIRMORE - crossed pick & shovel; three mines; sinking U-boat
  17. BORDER CITIES - wolf's head biting U-boat
  18. BOWMANVILLE - castle tower, two long bows
  19. BRANTFORD - a. native chief in war bonnet; b. town coat of arms
  20. BUCKINGHAM - a. Porky Pig
  21. BURLINGTON - quartered: beehive; sailing ship; strawberry; trees
  22. BUXTON - head of a buck plus a star
  23. CALGARY 1st - a. city coat of arms (but not a good copy)
  24. CAPE BRETON 1st - maple leaf; fleur-de-lis; thistle
  25. CAPILANO - totem
  26. CARLPLACE - stag's head
  27. CHAMBLY - bulldog with boxing gloves
  28. CHAMPLAIN 1st - single maple leaf
  29. CHARLOTTETOWN 1st - b. Jerry the mouse carrying rifle with sinking U-boat
  30. CHAUDIERE 1st - boiling cauldron full of U-boats, tripod and fire
  31. CHICOUTIMI 1st - a. native with three feathers; b. native chief with war bonnet; c. Bugs Bunny
  32. CHIPPAWA - anchor
  33. CLAYOQUOT - cross plus two salmon; three trees and date 21 Aug, 1941
  34. COATICOOK - corvette and maple leaf
  35. COBALT - bee wearing hockey sweater, holding a drill shattering a swastika
  36. COLLINGWOOD - a. depth charge exploding astern
  37. CONESTOGA - Conestoga wagon
  38. CORNWALLIS - shield containing black bar with three birds, on a maple leaf
  39. COURTENAY - mine on bolt of lightning
  40. COWICHAN - b. anchor in form of totem pole
  41. CRESCENT - crescent moon lying on its back
  42. DAUPHIN - Mountie riding tame U-boat
  43. DRUMHELLER - seated devil playing drum
  44. DUNDAS - b. kisbie ring with corvette
  45. DUNVEGAN - b. maple leaf jack patch
  46. DUNVER - beaver superimposed on maple leaf
  47. ESQUIMALT - bearded seaman seated & leaning against a tree
  48. EASTVIEW - badge of the town
  49. EDMUNDSTON - cartoon corvette
  50. FENNEL - a. bulldog with boxing gloves
  51. FORREST HILL - cartoon beaver biting stern of U-boat
  52. FORT RAMSAY - leaping fish over naval cannon
  53. FREDERICTON - winged tiger dropping depth charge on U-boat
  54. FRASER 1st - stag's head
  55. GATINEAU 1st - a. wolf's head biting U-boat; b. native paddling canoe; c. destroyer & kisbie ring
  56. GEORGIAN - Popeye & cartoon U-01
  57. GIFFARD - thistle imposed on maple leaf
  58. GIVENCHY - a. shield with name
  59. GRANBY - kangaroo & U-boat
  60. GRIFFIN - griffin
  61. GROU - moose head and maple leaf
  62. HAIDA - raven, eagle, otter and northern lights
  63. HAMILTON - a. five pointed flower
  64. HEPATICA - bulldog with collar & Morse code symbols for letter 'V'
  65. HESPELER - galleon under sail plus coat of arms of Ontario
  66. HUNTSVILLE - maple featuring K499 attacking U-boat
  67. INCH ARRAN - a. badge of town of Dalhousie; b. cobra coiled around U-boat
  68. IROQUOIS 1st - b. brave with single feather; c. native with bow & arrow at ready
  69. JONQUIERE - Kisbie ring and White Ensign
  70. KAMSACK - b. Corvette K171
  71. KAPUSKASING - city coat of arms
  72. KENOGAMI - a. & b. U-boat and 8 ball
  73. KINCARDINE - wolf's head
  74. KIRKLAND LAKE - miner's helmet and crossed pick and shovel
  75. KIPAWO - mines
  76. KOKANEE - a. corvette at speed; b. mountains with sea and salmon; c. two funnel corvette
  77. KOOTENAY 1st - bird decoy (badge of HMS DECOY)
  78. LA HULLOISE - woman with spear
  79. LA MALBAIE - b. white fouled anchor
  80. LACHINE - maple leaf, rose, fleur-de-lys, thistle, shamrock
  81. LASALLE - a. greyhound & star; b. sea horse
  82. LEASIDE - b. house, beaver, sun
  83. LETHBRIDGE - cartoon dolphin with binoculars
  84. LEVIS 1st - young woman draped with a ribbon
  85. LEVIS 2nd - V draped in wreath
  86. LOCKEPORT - jail scene
  87. LONGUEUIL - a. two stars, moon & three roses; b. cartoon fish holding shell & depth charge
  88. ML 54 - Q054
  89. ML 56 - ML & U-boat
  90. ML 60 - see 'Mariposa Belle' below
  91. ML 64 - cougar crunching U-boat
  92. ML 68 - bow view of battleship
  93. ML 92 - cartoon mouse holding machine gun, with depth charge on his back
  94. ML 120 - flying letter Q with 120
  95. ML 125 - bow view of motor launch
  96. ML Flotilla, 77th - penguin, duck and goose
  97. MARGAREE - Marguerite daisy
  98. MARIPOSA BELLE ML 60 - bell
  99. MATANE - Jerry the mouse with shotgun
  100. MATAPEDIA - Winston Churchill
  101. MEDICINE HAT - top hat
  102. MERRITONIA - Roman legionnaire rushing a U-boat
  103. MICMAC - native chief with axe & bow
  104. MILLTOWN - a. eagle, mine, anchor; b. maple leaf
  105. MIDDLESEX - a. cartoon duck in seamen's rig, holding cutlass & U-boat; b. veined maple leaf jacket patch
  106. MIDLAND - maple leaf jacket patch
  107. MIMICO - bird, anchor and maple leaves
  108. MIRAMICHI 1 - native woman sweeping up U-boat broken into three pieces
  109. MONCTON 1st, K139 - a. city coat of arms; b. swordfish superimposed on an anchor; c. shield with black U-boat transfixed by red torpedo
  110. MONNOW - ship's wheel and her name
  111. MONTREAL (2nd?) - cartoon wolf's head biting on U33
  112. MOOSE JAW - moose & Hitler
  113. MORDEN - eagle swooping down on U-boat
  114. NABOB, HMS -a. head of a nabob; b. Indian sub-continent with tiger and lion
  115. NADEN - totem
  116. NANAIMO - native chief
  117. NAPANEE - b. native chief with war bonnet
  118. NENE - cutlass, beam and river
  119. NEW GLASGOW - rabbit squeezing a U-boat in his left hand
  120. NEW WESTMINSTER - native chief riding a salmon
  121. NIAGARA 1st - a. maple leaf jacket patch; b. map of Niagara peninsula
  122. NIOBE 1st - capital letter 'N'
  123. NIOBE 2nd in Scotland - b. sailing ship in heavy seas
  124. NIPIGON - anchor, laurel leaves and crown
  125. NOOTKA 1st - a. totem motif; b. cartoon bull dog
  126. NORANDA - ship & crossed anchors (not a good copy)
  127. NORSYD - moose
  128. NORTH BAY - native in canoe shooting arrow into U-boat
  129. OAKVILLE - tree
  130. ONTARIO - bear & St. George's Cross
  131. ORANGEVILLE - windmill
  132. ORILLIA - gorilla
  133. ORKNEY - a. anchor; b. wheat sheaf on ocean
  134. OTTAWA 1st - beaver
  135. OTTAWA 2nd - griffin
  136. OUTARDE - wheel, maple leaf and crossed ensigns
  137. OUTREMONT - shield with fleur-de-lis, lion and sprig of maple leaves
  138. OWEN SOUND - maple leaf, skull and crossbones
  139. PATRICIAN - a. head of Roman noble; b. head of Roman noblewoman
  140. PATRIOT 1st - anchor in an oval on maple leaf
  141. PENETANG - Billy goat with boxing gloves
  142. PEREGRINE - peregrine landing
  143. PETROLIA - oil derrick, etc.
  144. PICTOU - griffin breaking U-boat
  145. PORTAGE - Super Rabbit and U-boat
  146. PORT ARTHUR - b. torch &1943
  147. PORT HOPE - a. sword & mines; b. woman on bridge
  148. POUNDMAKER - native chief
  149. PRESTONIAN - a. ship's wheel " geared wheels; b. canoe(?) & lakeshore; c. Bugs Bunny
  150. PRINCE DAVID - torch, moose & anchors
  151. PRINCE HENRY - crossed plumes & helmet
  152. PRINCE ROBERT - a. mailed fist; b. tilted maple leaf & anchor
  153. PRINCE RUPERT - totem
  154. PROTECTOR - crusader shield, cross and maple leaf
  155. PUNCHER, HMS - clenched fist rising from water shattering U-boat
  156. QU'APPELLE - stockaded fort
  157. QUEEN - maple leaf; naval crown & shield
  158. QUESNEL - totem pole
  159. QUINTE - kisbie ring and anchor
  160. RAINBOW 1st - rainbow, goddess & staff
  161. RED DEER - a. red stag's head; b. red stag
  162. REGINA - cartoon cowboy on dolphin roping a U-boat
  163. RESTIGOUCHE 1st; - a. & b. galleon
  164. ROCKCLIFFE - wolf head
  165. ROSTHERN - donkey kicking U-boat
  166. ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL COLLEGE - maple leaf, sword, book, anchor
  167. ROYAL ROADS - a. name on a shield
  168. RUNNEYMEDE - b. seaman crushing a U-boat in his teeth
  169. SACKVILLE - a. red square, etc
  170. SAGUENAY 1st - a. native plus feathers; b. native chief
  171. SANS PEUR - oval belt, burgee and name
  172. SARNIA - a. Donald Duck and mine; b. kisbie ring and maple leaf; c. mine, crossed broom, maple leaf and crossed anchors
  173. SASKATCHEWAN 1st, H83 - wheat stalk and river
  174. SCOTIAN 1st - cross of Saint Andrew
  175. SAULT STE MARIE - red & white ensigns
  176. SHAWINIGAN (1st) - female harp
  177. SHEDIAC - a. cartoon cat & goldfish bowl; b. black cat in boxing gear
  178. SIOUX - head of native chief
  179. SKEENA 1st - a. leaping salmon; b. cartoon female salmon & U-boat
  180. SNOWBERRY - a. Donald Duck; c. reef knot
  181. SPIKENARD - a spike (not a good copy)
  182. ST BONIFACE- lion plus crusader cross
  183. ST CLAIR - the saint & U-boat
  184. ST CROIX 1st - crusader cross
  185. ST HYACINTHE - a. signal hoist Code Charlie London; b. answer pennant; radio tube; 'A' scan with ground wave; lightning bolts
  186. Signal School - book, signal lamp, radio pulse, lightning
  187. ST LAURENT 1st - a. St L ; b. Sally Rand with fans; c. 2 grills, 3 maple leaves, 3 fleur-de-lis
  188. ST STEPHEN - a. wolf's head; b. black crossed axes & letter S
  189. STE THERESE - wolf and U-boat
  190. STAR XVI - Big Bad Wolf, brooms & mines
  191. STELLARTON - Joe Carioca riding a U-boat
  192. STETTLER - a. sailing ship; b. cougar and U-boat
  193. STORMONT - a. sailing ship & storm god
  194. STRATHROY - bull's head
  195. STRATHADAM - eye and lightning flash
  196. SUDEROY V - a. u-shaped magnet
  197. SUMMERSIDE 1st - c. black wolf head
  198. SWANSEA - sun, mountains & teepees
  199. SWIFT CURRENT - Donald Duck
  200. THE PAS - town badge - beaver & a cross
  201. THETFORD MINES - maple leaf, no. 25 and dice
  202. TILLSONBURG - b. Big Bad wolf
  203. TIMMINS - a. black panther
  204. TRAIL - Pluto
  205. TRANSCONA - cartoon train
  206. TRILLIUM - a. Donald Duck; b. white trillium flower
  207. TRURO - a. lion in profile; b. cat crunching a U-boat
  208. UGANDA - crested crane
  209. UNGAVA - sea lion balancing U-boat on its nose
  210. UNICORN - white unicorn on maple leaf
  211. VALLEYFIELD - native warrior attacking U-boat with tomahawk
  212. VANCOUVER 1st (the destroyer) - sailing ship
  213. VICTORIAVILLE - letter V and eagle
  214. VILLE DE QUEBEC 1st - lion & key
  215. WASAGA - Kisbie ring with minesweeper
  216. WASKESIU - faded copies: a. gold stag; b. purple deer striking U-boat
  217. WETASKIWIN - wet-assed Queen of Hearts
  218. WINNIPEG - a. The Golden Boy about to pounce on a U-boat; b. bison butting U-boat; c. maple leaf
  219. WOODSTOCK - a. seated mermaid; b. coat of arms
  220. WRCNS - fouled anchor, naval crown with small wren
Anyone who can provide details of badges from the list is asked to contact the Badge Project at the following e-mail address:
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