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Royal Australian Navy souvenir pennant from HMAS CRESWELL

Date: 1990-1993
Overall: 4 x 512 x 222 mm, 13.5 g
Medium: Felt, paint
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Greg Swinden
Object Name: Pennant
Object No: 00046004

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    This felt souvenir pennant for HMAS CRESWELL, is associated with the naval career of Commander Greg Swinden. The ship's badge includes the central motif of a cutlass blade surmounted by an open book with the letters 'RANC' (Royal Australian Naval College). The scroll bears the Latin motto 'Honor Integritas Virtus' (Honour, Integrity, Virtue; or Honour, Integrity, Courage).
    HistoryIn November 1911 Parliament chose the site of Captain's Point, Jervis Bay, NSW for the Royal Australian Naval College (RANC). In 1958 it was commissioned as a shore establishment and named HMAS CRESWELL, after Vice Admiral Sir William Creswell, KCMG, KBE, the first Naval Member of the Naval Board (Chief of Navy) from 1911-1914.

    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Royal Australian Navy souvenir pennant from HMAS CRESWELL

    Collection title: CMDR Greg Swinden Collection

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