~ c1958 Ships Bell From HMS Brave Swordsman (P1012) ~
A ships bell from the HMS Brave Swordsman.
The bell is silvered bronze, with the name of the ship appearing in large red letters across the top of the bell. To the back is the red broad arrow.
~ Dimensions ~
The bell has a height of 9 inches (22.75cm) and a diameter of 8 inches (20.25cm). It weighs 3.11kg.
~ Condition ~
A very decent bell. The bell is slightly worn, with some pitting and slight wear, but remains intact with no rust. The is some slight chipping the the bottom edges. The red paint on the name has started to wear, as has the broad arrow to the back.
~ HMS Brave Swordsman ~
HMS Brave Swordsman was a brave fast patrol boats, a class of two motor torpedo boats that were the last of their type for the Royal Navy (RN) Coastal Forces division. They formed the basis for a series of simpler boats, which were widely built for export.
HMS Brave Swordsman was built by Vospers at Portchester. HMS Brave Swordsman (P1012), 22 May 1958.