Awarded: July 1938

Blazon: On a Rock a Tower all proper entwined by a Serpent Sable drinking from a Lamp fired proper

Link: The badge is based upon the Arms of Otranto where the Squadron was formed.

Motto: Latin: Fedele all’ amico – Faithful to a friend

History: Formed 1 April 1918 at Alimini, Italy. Disbanded 31 October 1966 at Gibraltar.

Battle Honours: 1. Italian Front & Adriatic 1918. 2. Channel & North Sea 1939-45. 3. Norway 1940 4. German Ports 1940. 5. Atlantic 1941-44. 6. Biscay 1942-44. 7. Normandy 1944. 8. Baltic 1945.

Sponsored by Mr M Butler in Memory of MAEOp A H Butler