Royal Navy Unofficial Boat Badge – HMS Carnarvon 1905
A wall mounted collectable piece of Royal Navy history
Unofficial , as this badge pre dates the Admiralty standardisation of Royal Navy badges in 1919
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
7in 18cm Wooden mount
5.5in 14cm Badge
2 kg 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.
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