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Mexico - Navy: Secretaría de Marina Armada de México

Secretariat of Navy Armed of Mexico

Last modified: 2002-12-07 by juan manuel gabino villascán
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Emblem of the Secretariat of Navy

[Emblem of the Secretariat of Navy]
by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001

The offcial emblem of the Mexican Secretariat of Navy (Secretaría de Marina) is based on the National Arms, where the nopal, lake and stone were replaced by two crossed silver anchors; some time the the snake changes to gray and the eagle and garland to gold.
The whole is surrounded by the text "SECRETARIA DE MARINA ARMADA DE MEXICO" (Secretariat of Navy Armed of Mexico) in black.
There are three main varians on such emblem.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001


Variants of the Secretariat of Navy's emblem

Emblem with golden text

[Emblem of the Secretariat of Navy with golden text] by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001

The only difference in this variant is the golden text. Eagle, snake, anchors and garland remain as the national coat of arms.
This emblem features the façade of the Secretariat of Navy headquarters.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001.


Full golden emblem

[Full golden emblem of the Secretariat of Navy] by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001

This version appears in publication like magazines, books, or manuals, also appears in souvenirs.
It also charged the Naval Jack used before October 2000.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán May 13, 2001.


Golden emblem with silver snake and anchors

[Golden emblem with silver snake and anchors] by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001

This version was used on the prior-Oct. 2000 Presidential ensign.
It it gold, buth the anchor and snake are silver.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán May 13, 2001.


Emblem used on flags

[Emblem of the Secretariat of Navy with golden text] by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 10, 2001.

According the article 11 of the Decree issued on Oct. 19, 2000, the emblem shall be...

"...the shield of the Armed of Mexico, which keeps the colors of the National Arms in the eagle and the garland..."

Such an emblem shall be placed in the middle of the flag's white band covering 75% its width (Article 11 of the same Decree), except on the Presidential flag used for visiting ships and establishments.

Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán May 13, 2001.