£300.00 (inc. VAT)

Original Royal Navy boat badge from HMS Bacchante was a Leander-class frigate 

HMS Bacchante was built by Vickers

In 1970, HMS Bacchante joined Standing Naval Force Atlantic, with which she visited a variety of ports and performed naval exercises

In 1971  she was deployed to the West Indies. While there, she participated in a number of naval exercises, including an exercise with the aircraft carriers HMS Ark Royal and USS America She acted as West Indies Guardship in 1973. During the same period, she was deployed for the Second and Third Cod Wars as part of the Fishery Protection Squadron

HMS Bacchante was deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1981 conducting the second ever Armilla patrol taking over from HMS Minerva visiting the Somali capital of Mogadishu and the Oman capital of Muscat

In 1982 Bacchante was decommissioned from the Royal Navy and subsequently sold to the Royal New Zealand Navy. She was renamed HMNZS Wellington

She decommissioned from the RNZN in 2000


25cm x 20cm

4kg weight

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We have been the World’s largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard

In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy

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