£360.00 (ex. VAT)

The unofficial ships badge from HMS Marksman 1915

HMS Marksman was a Marksman-class flotilla leader of the British Royal Navy

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

Built by Hawthorn Leslie’s Newcastle upon Tyne shipyard began in 1914, shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, and the ship was launched and completed in 1915.

She took part in the Battle of Jutland in 1916 and survived the war. In 1918, HMS Marksman left the 6th Destroyer Flotilla and rejoined the Grand Fleet as part of the 11th Destroyer Flotilla, transferred to the Northern Patrol and led a major operation to intercept the homewards bound German cruiser submarine U-151 between the Shetland and Faeroe Islands.

HMS Marksman was sold for scrap in 1921.

Dimensions :

6.5 in 16.5 cm diameter

1.3 kg weight

We have been the Worlds largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over thirty 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.

We have the largest stocks of original Royal Navy ships badges and tampions , if you can not find the ship you are after please email us.

 

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