Title 15, Part 1, Section 1.2, paragraph (c) of the Code of Federal Regulations

Title 15, Part 1, Section 1.2, paragraph (c) of the Code of Federal Regulations states that:

“The official symbolism of the seal shall be the following:

The ship is a symbol of commerce; the blue denotes uprightness and constancy;

the lighthouse is a well-known symbol representing guidance from the darkness which is translated to commercial enlightenment;

and the gold denotes purity.

The crest is the American bald eagle denoting the national scope of the Department’s activities.”

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