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A2 in size. $60
Signed by 50 submariners that served on the Daphne Class Submarines.
Johanna – the last of the “TANTES VAN NANTES”
SAS Johanna van der Merwe on station. Launched on the 21st July 1970 from the Dubigeon-Normandie shipyards in Nantes, France, commissioned on the 27th August 1971 under the command of Lt Cdr T.J. Honiball (later Commodore and Chief of Naval Staff Plans), arrived in Simonstown on the 19th June 1972. The last of the three Daphne class submarines received by the SAN, manned by some of the most dedicated men in the SAN, she finally put SA’s maritime defence on the map. She was re-named SAS Assegaai and decommissioned in 2003. She has been preserved as a floating museum in Cape Town.
“Emily is already a friend of the family”
SAS Emily Hobhouse on her way to Simonstown. Launched on the 24th October 1969 from the Dubigeon-Normandie shipyards in Nantes, France, commissioned on the 26th February 1971 under the command of Lt Cdr L.J Woodburne (later Vice Admiral and Chief of the SAN), arrived in Simonstown on the 10th December 1971. One of three Daphne class submarines, manned by some of the most dedicated men in the SAN, she performed beyond all expectation and became an icon in the SAN tradition. She was re-named SAS Umkhonto and decommissioned in 2003.
A2 in size. $60.