Pre WW2 China Fleet 1933 HMS Proteus Submarine Silver Sports Medal

Pre WW2 China Fleet 1933 HMS Proteus Submarine Silver Sports Medal

Code: 19455

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For sale is a Pre WW2 China Fleet 1933 HMS Proteus Submarine Silver Sports Medal To J W Laker.

 
This Chinese Silver medal fob is engraved “China Fleet Water Polo 1933 Division II HMS Proteus J.W.Laker”. This medal is marked Taihua who was a Chinese silversmith. This is around 900 silver.
 
About HMS Proteus:
 
HMS Proteus was a Parthian-class submarine designed and built by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering in Barrow-in-Furness for the Royal Navy. She was laid down on 18 July 1928, launched on 22 August 1929 and completed on 17 June 1930. Like other submarines in her class she served on the China Station before the war. In the Second World War, mainly based at Alexandria in the Mediterranean, Proteus sank 15 enemy vessels and damaged several others during her service.
 
This will be sent via royal mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.