£350.00 (inc. VAT)

Original Royal Navy unofficial gun tampion HMS Carnarvon 1905

HMS Carnarvon was a Devonshire Class Armoured Cruiser

Built by William Beardmore & Company, Dalmuir

When WW1 began HMS Carnarvon was assigned to the Cape Verde Station to search for German commerce raiders while protecting British shipping

HMS Carnarvon was transferred to the South Atlantic two months later and assigned to the squadron that destroyed the German East Asia Squadron at the Battle of the Falklands

She was assigned to the North America and West Indies Station in 1915 and continued to patrol against German raiders and escort convoys to the end of the war

In 1919, HMS Carnarvon became a training ship and was then sold for scrap in 1921

Unofficial badge design,  as the badge pre dates the standardisation of all Royal Navy badges that came into effect in 1919

Before the standardisation a senior rank or the crew itself decided on the design that would be on the badge

Dimensions :

18cm wooden mount

14cm badge

2kg weight

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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