Royal Navy Unofficial Boat Badge – HMS Shakespeare
HMS Shakespeare was a Thornycroft type destroyer leader launched in 1917
HMS Shakespeare was one of five flotilla leaders of the Shakespeare class
HMS Shakespeare was recommissioned at Port Edgar in 1920 , reduced to Reserve in 1925, and Commissioned again in 1928
Later in her service career, HMS Shakespeare was handed over to the breakers in part-payment for RMS Majestic in 1936, and was scrapped
Unofficial , as this badge pre dates the Admiralty standardisation of Royal Navy badges in 1919
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