Used in World War Two, these gloves were used for handling mines and were issued to Sub Lieutenant Peter Taylor.
More to explore.
A selection of drawings from Owen (Miles) Spence from the Navy Museum collection.
Short video of the scuttling of the Battleship the Admiral Graf Spee.
AB Johnstone remembers the Battle of Kolombangara in his diary.
Minesweeper’s gloves were made by home crafters and sent to ship’s crews.
Midget submarine XE3 carried out a successful attack on a Japanese cruiser.
White Ensign made by New Zealanders in a Japanese POW Camp.
This small brown suitcase has a fascinating story from WW2.
Brief history of women’s war service in New Zealand Navy.
Cup and saucer from ‘Paragon Patriotic’ series World War Two.
Gallery of images from the Battle of the River Plate.