Original Royal Navy HMS Sussex Boat Badge – 1928
Official ships badge from Royal Navy of HMS Sussex
HMS Sussex was one of the London sub-class of the County-class heavy cruisers in the Royal Navy. She was laid down by R. and W. Hawthorn, Leslie and Company, Limited, at Hebburn-on-Tyne, launched on 22 February 1928 and completed in 1929.
A colourful history which included several campaigns , Mediterranean, Australia and Spanish Civil War. Her service in World War 2 saw her active in the Atlantic Theatre in 1939 , the Indian Ocean in 1943 and the Pacific Theatre in 1944.
HMS Sussex was paid off in 1949, handed over to the British Iron and Steel Corporation on 3 January 1950, and arrived at Dalmuir in Scotland in 1950 where she was broken up by W. H. Arnott, Young and Company, Limited.
9in 23cm height
10in 26cm plaque height
2.75 kg Weight
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