Boat Badge : Geleitboot Emden

Place Europe: West Germany
Accession Number REL/00909
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Brass, Paint, White metal, Wood
Maker Unknown
Place made West Germany
Date made c 1964
Conflict Period 1960-1969

Coat of arms for the city of Emden, mounted on wooden plaque. Positioned above the coat of arms is a rectangular brass plaque engraved with 'Geleitboot 'EMDEN'.

History / Summary

This boat badge is from the Geleitboot Emden, the fourth Germany Navy ship with that name. It was donated to the Memorial in November 1964 by SMS Emden veterans to mark the 50th anniversary of the battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden.