HMNZS Pegasus is named after Pegasus Bay on the east coast of Canterbury province. The ship's badge was transferred from a former ship of the same name in the Royal Navy. That ship has battle honours stretching from St Vincent in 1780 to the Battle of the Atlantic in 1941.
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