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HMS SCARBOROUGH brooch

Date: 1958
Dimensions:
Overall: 50 × 40 × 3 mm, 12 g
Medium: Metal
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Jeff Allan
Object Name: Brooch
Object No: 00054854
Related Place:United States, Australia,

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    Description
    Souvenir brooch from HMS SCARBOROUGH acquired by Vanessa (Zena) Roberson on its visit to Sydney in 1958 after taking part in Operation Grapple nuclear bomb tests at Kiritimati (formerly Christmas Island) in the Republic of Kiribati.
    SignificanceRepresents the use of Sydney as a friendly port by Royal Navy vessels involved in nuclear bomb testing in the Pacific.

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