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HMS Grampus was a Porpoise Class Submarine

This badge is made of white metal , it was common for a visiting Royal Navy to present a badge to the local receiving dignitaries when they were foreign ports

HMS Grampus was built by Cammell Laird

In 1968, the French trawler Fomalhaut caught Grampus in her nets in the English Channel, HMS Grampus surfaced and both crews spent over three hours disentangling the nets

In 1968 she was part of the First Submarine Squadron based at HMS Dolphin and in that year was present during ‘Navy Days’ in Portsmouth Dockyard

HMS Grampus operated with USS Tigrone in a joint American-British oceanographic operation in the eastern Atlantic in 1972

She sank on 18 September 1980 in Loch Fyne as she was being towed as a sonar target. She sits upright in 120 metres of water

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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