£390.00

Royal Navy WWII Boat Badge – HMS Hastings 1930

A decorative and collectable piece of Royal Navy history

HMS Hastings was a Hastings-class sloop

Built by HM Dockyard Devonport

In July 1941, she was transferred to Western Approaches Command with the 43rd Escort Group for escort duty between Great Britain and Freetown, Sierra Leone, as well as assisting in Atlantic convoy defence

In March 1943, HMS Hastings was escorting Convoys HX 229A from St. John’s to Great Britain when the convoy came under heavy and sustained attacks from two German U-boat groups totalling 29 attack submarines

HMS Hastings arrived at the breaker’s yard at Troon on 10 April 1946 to be broken up by West of Scotland Shipbreakers

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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