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R.M.S. Rangitata Ships Souvenir Badge

R.M.S. Rangitata Ships Souvenir Badge
Nice little souvenir badge in copper and enamel......diameter is 1 1/4". The RMS Rangitata was an ocean passenger liner, built in 1929, and scrapped in 1962. She was operated by the New Zealand Shipping Company between London and Wellington, New Zealand, via the Panama Canal with her two sister ships Rangitiki and Rangitane. During World War II, in 1940 Rangitata sailed from Liverpool with 113 evacuated children under the Children's Overseas Reception Board CORB scheme on 28 August 1940, bound for New Zealand through the Panama Canal in convoy OB-205, with SS Volendam (carrying children bound for Canada, which was torpedoed), with 113 CORB children arriving safely in New Zealand. She also operated as a troopship taking New Zealand troops to the Middle East during WW11. She had returned to civilian service by 1949 and was scrapped in 1962
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