Framed first day cover commemorating the Trans-Antarctic crossing, 1958. Signed by Sir Vivien Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hilary and presented to Peter Mulgrew, RNZN who was the Chief Radio Electrician at Scott Base and a member of Hilary’s polar party.
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HMNZS Rotoiti and Pukaki participated in British nuclear testing programme Operation Grapple.
Carving given to HMNZS Taupo re the 1951 Watersiders Strike.
White Ensign made by New Zealanders in a Japanese POW Camp.
This small brown suitcase has a fascinating story from WW2.
Painting of Harbour Defence Motor Launch 142 in rough sea.
Painting of Alexander David Boyle who served in HMS New Zealand.
Oil on canvas painting of HMS New Zealand painted by Gerald Burn.
HMS Philomel in the Mediterranean, 1915 by Colin Wynn.
Lt Cozens served in motor boats during World War One.
Oil painting of HMS New Zealand against Forth Rail Bridge.
Campbell-Stokes Sunshine Recorder records sunshine hours at a location.
Life buoy and life jacket from the ship MS Mikhail Leromontov.
Newspaper supplement commemorating the Battle of the River Plate.
Menu created onboard HMNZS Gambia at Christmas 1943 during WW2
Framed First day cover commemorating the Trans-Antarctic crossing, 1958.
Japanese naval dirk (dagger) that was surrendered to LT CDR Davis-Goff .
Crossing the line is a very old tradition in the Navy.
Princess Mary gift tin was sent to all service personnel.
Collections team reunites two missing medals from World War One.
Collections team solves a medal mystery that links two sailors.