~ WW2 HMS Taciturn Submarine, Aluminium Ships Crest – Mess Badge - Unmounted ~
This is an original piece. A circular aluminium mess badge which depicts a sphinx sitting upright.
~ HMS Taciturn ~
HMS Taciturn was a british submarine of the third group of the T class. She was launched on 7th June 1944 and commissioned on 8th October 1944. She has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Taciturn.
~ Dimensions ~
It has a total height of approx 8 ¾ inches (22.4cm) and a total width of approx 6 ¾ inches (17.4cm)
Weight approx 1.01Kg.
~ Condition ~
The crest is in fair condition. The aluminium casting has a piece chipped off the top crown which is apparent in the photos, otherwise the casting is complete. The paintwork has nearly all disappeared.
WW2 HMS Taciturn Submarine, Aluminium Ships Crest – Mess Badge - Unmounted