|South African Naval Museum|
|Location||Dockyard Magazine and Storehouse, Simon's Town|
The SA Navy Museum is housed in and around the original Dockyard Magazine/Storehouse and is staffed by Naval Personnel and civilian volunteers. There is no admission fee.
A major exhibit of the museum's is the SAS Assegaai, a Daphné class submarine. It is the first and thus far only former SA Navy vessel to have been converted into a museum ship. It is open to the public for guided tours by former submariners. The submarine is currently afloat in the Navy base, but there are plans to bring her ashore.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Projects". SA Naval Heritage Trust. http://www.navalheritagetrust.co.za/Projects.html. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
- "HOME - South African Naval Museum". Simonstown.com. http://www.simonstown.com/navalmuseum/index.htm. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
- "SAS Assegaai to be preserved as museum". DefenceWeb. 2008-12-15. http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=884&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
- "SA Naval Museum, Daphne Class, S99 - SAS Assegaai, Museum Submarine". Navy.mil.za. 2012-05-17. http://www.navy.mil.za/museum_submarine/Default.htm. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
See also[edit | edit source]
- South African Navy
- South African National Museum of Military History
- South African Air Force Museum
- Military history of South Africa
- Simon's Town Museum
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