1. The beehive on top represents the town of Wilmington-it is the official symbol of the city.

  2. The hand represents a significant number of lowland/Scoti-Irish in the community.

  3. The wavy line is the Cape Fear Fiver.

  4. The ship has a thistle on the sail.

  5. The dogwood flower is the official flower of North Carolina.

  6. The Cross of St. Andrew is the background.

  7. Blue=water and fidelity

  8. Red=sacrifice

  9. White=purity