VICKERS-ARMSTRONGS (BUILDER) VINTAGE CAST ALUMINUM SHIP CREST BADGE - HISTORICAL HMS CUMBERLAND
9" x 7.5" approx. weighs almost 2 lbs. Very Good Condition, Great Details, Some minor paint loss
This is an original cast ship badge that were once on the walls of the shipbuilder VICKERS ARMSTRONGS in Barrow-In-Furness, UK. This piece is from a collection recently purchashed from a former Vickers employee's wife in Canada VICKERS ARMSTRONGS built and repaired at the Barrow-In-Furness location.
HMS CUMBERLAND 57 COUNTY CLASS HEAVY CRUISER - Post WW II 1946 Japanese and British discussed territories in the South Pacific aboard this ship and was involved in many historical campaigns.
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow, England
Laid down: 18 OCTOBER 1924
Launched: 16 MARCH 1926
Commissioned: 23 February 1928
Fate: Sold for scrap 1959
ORIGINAL BRITISH NAVY SHIP PLAQUE HMS CUMBERLAND