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Offline spooks1959

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WW1 Destroyer HMS ARCHER
« on: 25 January 2013 12:02:41 PM »
Can anyone translate the ship's motto? it is believed to be 'Arcu contenta parato'.

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Re: WW1 Destroyer HMS ARCHER
« Reply #1 on: 25 January 2013 08:56:30 PM »

I think that literally translates as "Bow eagerly prepared", perhaps more freely as 'Bow always ready"