Official boat badge of HMS Greenwich

Boat badge. HMS Greenwich 1915. Official design. On a blue field, an hourglass over a star, both silver. 'GREENWICH' on reverse. Diamond shape with gold rope twist border. Pattern submitted in November 1919. Cast brass, painted, drilled at corners. From the arms of Greenwich granted in 1903, referring to the work on time measurement and astronomy carried out at the Royal Observatory.

Object Details

ID: AAA1935
Collection: Ship Badges
Type: Boat badge
Display location: Display - Sea Things Gallery
Vessels: Greenwich (1915)
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 165 x 160 x 15 mm

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