Royal Navy WW1 / WW2 Boat Badge – HMS Renown 1916
HMS Renown Battle Cruiser
A long and distinguished Naval history , HMS Renown was built by Fairfield , Govan
Designed on the whole by the first Sea Lord , Admiral Lord Fisher
Serving in both World Wars , she saw more action in WW 2
” During WWll, HMS Renown was involved in the search for the Admiral Graf Spee in 1939, participated in the Norwegian Campaign April–June 1940 and the search for the German battleship Bismarck in 1941. “
In 1948 HMS Renown was towed to Faslane for scrapping, being the last of Admiral Lord Fisher’s battlecruisers to be scrapped
Unofficial , as this badge pre dates the Admiralty standardisation of Royal Navy badges in 1919
Wooden mount 7.5in diameter
Badge 5in diameter
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