Souvenir pennant : HMAS Albatross

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL36721
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Felt, Paint
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1948
Conflict Period 1940-1949

Triangular blue felt souvenir pennant with loops at hoist. Screen printed in yellow, grey, light blue, white and red the ships badge shows a white albatross flying north east, with a pail blue background and stars representing the Southern Cross, all with in a rope circle surmounted by a naval crown with 'Albatross' with in scroll work at its base. Beneath the badge is a boomerang with two crossed clubs. 'HMAS Albatross' is printed in yellow to the right of the ships badge.

History / Summary

This pennant was made as a souvenir of HMAS Albatross. HMAS Albatross is a naval air station in Nowra, NSW.