South Africa’s first Navy Frigate – HMSAS Good Hope

South Africa’s first Frigate, 6 January 1945, picture taken on the Clyde. Officers and men of the Frigate HMSAS Good Hope, the first of three presented to the South African government by the British government. The Coxswain, Chief Petty Officer A W Lincoln, from Robinson Deep, Johannesburg, serving out the rum.

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Feature image and caption copyright: Imperial War Museum collection.

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