For sale is a WW2 Period circa 1940 British The Missions To Seamen Enamel Flag Badge which was manufactured and marked by Rosen London. Silver plated example in the form of a flag inlaid with blue enamel, displaying the "Flying Angel Symbol'. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel. Height 29mm.
The Mission to Seafarers (formerly The Missions to Seamen) is a Christian welfare charity serving merchant crews around the world. It operates through a global Mission 'family' network of chaplains, staff and volunteers and provides practical, emotional and spiritual support through ship visits, drop-in seafarers centres and a range of welfare and emergency support services.
The Mission to Seafarers is a mission society of the Anglican Communion which offers help and support to merchant seafarers. The charity provides its services through the chaplains that it appoints to port centres in over 50 countries. Ship visitors supported by volunteers, are able to give free advice about employment issues or personal problems, as well as offer help in maritime emergencies. Through its centres the Mission to Seafarers provides communications, stores, transport services and publishes a bi-monthly news digest for seafarers called The Sea.
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