Rugby Union – Forces/Military -Navy

Royal Naval College 1903-1908. Black Velvet with metal gold trim, tassel, embossed emblem and numbers. No visible label. (ER)

Royal Naval Training Establishment (RNTE) Shotly (HMS Ganges). Black Velvet, silver tassel and trim, embroidered lettering. No manufacturers label. Hand Written J.Enell (ER)

Royal Naval College 2nd XV – 1934-35 – Black Velvet – Cloth trim and tassel                      Mfr: E.C.Devereux, Eton, Bucks. Owner unknown (ER)

Royal Navy Caps in the World Rugby Museum (Feb 2018). The 1900 Royal Naval Engineering Corps cap was awarded to C B Sheppard. The 1920 Royal Navy Cap awarded to William Luddington. The 1936 Royal Naval Artificer Apprentices Cap awarded to C W May (RWC)

Royal Marine Cap (RMLI) Plymouth Division 1921-1922. Green cap with red cloth tassel  and red lettering/numbering. Manufacturers label Christy’s Exeter (ER)


1922 Royal Navy Cap. From HMS Worcester. This has been a Navy Training Ship, with eight ships   bearing the name HMS Worcester between 1862 & 1964 (ER)