The 5.5″ gun was the first object to be installed in the new Navy Museum at Torpedo Bay. Its large size meant that it had to be installed before the back wall of the gallery and truck dock were built. Read about the gun details and its salvage recovery.
The HMS New Zealand ship’s bell is a fine icon of New Zealand generosity and loyalty to the British Empire. When the bell was gifted to the original HMS New Zealand in 1905, there were fewer than one million people living in New Zealand. Read more about the Bell and its place in the Navy Museum.