The S.S. CHANGTE was built in 1925 in Hong Kong for the Australian Oriental Line.She was requisitioned in 1939 by the Royal Navy and used as a Naval Stores boat during World War 11. In 1946 she returned to service and was finally broken-up in 1961.
This lovely little tea strainer looks like it would have come from the ships early years. Missing a spot of enamel off the flag. Measures 4 1/4" in length.
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