- in an oval coat of arms, topped with
the naval crown wrapped by an ellipse made of
a gold cable ended in a right knot composes the
first level; in a blue field, and old three mast
ship, dressed and armed with gold in a silver
and blue waved counter chief; waved red chief
with three gold up pointing arrows, two of which
aspa trespassed and one in pale, crossed with
an arm gold sphere, we have the second level.
- The present coat of arms, belonged
formerly to the Merchant Marine School of Rio
de Janeiro and was adopted by Instruction Center
Admiral Graça Aranha, so that the traditional
educational center from where it was originated
remains alive for ever.