Original Royal Navy HMS Shackleton Ships Badge – Ex Sharpshooter
Ordered in 1936 as HMS Sharpshooter, a Halcyon Class Minesweeper , built by HM Dockyard Devonport.
In 1953, she was renamed HMS Shackleton and converted as a survey vessel – a more appropriate name for a survey ship.
HMS Shackleton took part in the Coronation Review of the Fleet at Spithead along with HMS Scott.
She was sold for scrapping in 1956.
Pinnacle badge , mounted on a wooden base.
Overall 6in 15.cm dia
Badge 5.25in 13.5cm dia
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.
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