Service from the Sea - Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

By: Navy Museum  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Boats, Museum, Navy

Service from the Sea, by Kelly Ana Morey

As a nation New Zealand has always been bound to the sea. From our earliest beginnings the sea has brought peoples, food, wealth, and we have sought to protect our shores and those of our allies through our knowledge and skills as seafaring people.

This is the story of the New Zealand Navy, told through the collections of New Zealand’s only Navy Museum. The fascinating personal mementoes and artefacts tell of courage, sacrifice and friendship and, above all, of the dedication of those who serve.

Keywords: Boats, Museum, Navy, Submarine

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