Canadian Navy (MARCOM)
||Canadian Navy HMCS Preserver (AOR 510), replenishment oiler ship badge (crest)|
Description: 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.
Significance: 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.
||Canadian Navy HMCS Protecteur (AOR 509), replenishment oiler ship badge (crest)|
Description: Azure a silver helmet with five grills Or garnished of the last and bearing a coronet fleurs-de-lis also Or.
Significance: A helmet is an instrument of protection, and in this instance, having the coronet trimmed with fleurs-de-lis, the device of former Royal France, it becomes a "protecteur."