Souvenir pennant : HMAS Lismore

Accession Number REL36712
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Felt, Paint
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Triangular blue felt souvenir pennant with two suspension ties on the hoist. Screen printed in yellow, white, grey, red and green with 'H.M.A.S LISMORE' and the ship's badge showing a Corvette within a wreath, surmounted by a naval crown and bow at the base. Beneath the wreath is 'R.A.N.'.

History / Summary

This pennant was made as a souvenir for the crew of HMAS Lismore. HMAS Lismore was one of sixty Australian Corvettes (also known as Minesweepers) built during the Second World War in Australia's shipyards as part of the Commonwealth Government's wartime shipbuilding program.