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posted January 12, 2002 05:41 AM
Hi During WW11 a Warship was named after the township of BROADWAY ex H90 an American destroyer, Loaned to England on lend lease, and after many years of trying I have been unable to get a picture of this ships crest( badge), I have now started to look into the badge of the Township of Broadway to see if I can take the badge details from the township badge and now what I would like is to see a picture of the Township Civic badge,to allow me to see the detail Thanking you all in advance Tom Grant
posted January 30, 2002 12:07 PM
once again im still trying to get a picture of the badge used in the township of Broadway, This may help me to design or get an idea of what was used in designing the ships badge for hms broadway any ideas my "E" mail address is email@example.com once again i have tried for many years to find out about this ships badge and have drawn a blank each time any help thanks in advance Tom
posted November 24, 2005 10:13 PM
Tom Just find the forum ! - You won't find a badge or crest for HMS Broadway, one of the First World War US destroyer escorts handed over to Britain under the Lease-Lend scheme. These did not have custom badges generally, although a few did commission unofficial badges. Broadway was the ship that forced the 'Enigma' submarine U110 to the surface, bringing with it the coding machine that changed the tide of the war. My father served in her later on as 2nd Lieut & Anti-Submarine warfare officer. Hope that saves you some tired eyes trawling the net!
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