£390.00

Royal Navy WWII Boat Badge – HMS Birmingham 1936

A decorative and collectable piece of Royal Navy history

HMS Birmingham Town class Light cruiser

Built at Devonport Dockyard , Plymouth

On the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, HMS Birmingham left for Malta for a refit before joining the Home Fleet in April 1940. HMS Birmingham was a unit of the 18th Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet, initially used to patrol off the coast of Norway to prevent German fishing vessels operating in this area

In 1942 HMS Birmingham escorted a convoy to Mahajanga West Coast where the 10th Infantry Brigade was landed under air cover provided by the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious

She was broken up in 1960 by Thos W Ward

Dimensions :

Mount 6in 15cm

Badge 5.24in 13.5cm

1.4 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.

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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