Africas Naval Heritage
If you are interested in Ships and Submarines,
their equipment, the people who serve, and served, in them.
SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY MUSEUM
The SA Navy Museum is housed
in, and around, the original Dockyard
Magazine/Storehouse (1743/44) which, from 1810 when
the Royal Navy moved its headquarters from Cape Town to Simons
Town, was extended to become the three-storey building it is today.
the years it served ships as a Magazine and Storehouse and also
Masthouse, handling masts
some 36 metres long;
Store for a Rocket Wagon and Life saving
as St. Georges Church.
SA Navy Museum collection, which is continuously being
Ship and Submarine models;
a life-size Ships Bridge;
a life-size Submarines Operations and Control Room;
an Anti-Submarine Mortar;
Naval Small Craft;
Portraits of Naval Personnel;
The South African Training Ship General Botha collection;
and Much more.
SA Naval Museum is a part
of the South African Navy and is staffed by Naval Personnel and
civilian volunteers. The Museum is supported, both financially
and materially, by the
South African Naval Heritage Trust and
AFRICAN NAVAL HERITAGE TRUST is a registered
Trust that was formed, together with its Society, with the mission
to preserve and publicize South Africas Naval Heritage.
The SAN Heritage Society is
open to all who are committed to its mission.