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Title: WW1 Destroyer HMS ARCHER
Post by: spooks1959 on 25 January 2013 11:02:41 AM
Can anyone translate the ship's motto? it is believed to be 'Arcu contenta parato'.

Thanks
Title: Re: WW1 Destroyer HMS ARCHER
Post by: PhiloNauticus on 25 January 2013 07:56:30 PM

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