By 1938, she was turned into an Auxiliary Cadet training ship alongside HMS Worcester.
By 1954, she had ceased to be useful as a Cadet training ship and was transferred to permanent dry dock at Greenwich, London for public display.
It is a poignant reminder of the era when the "Clipper ships" ruled the Seas!!
The 15 volcanic islands and coral atolls of the Cook Islands are scattered over 770,000 square miles of the South Pacific, between American Samoa to the West and French Polynesia to the East.
Cook Islands is a former British Protectorate which became self-governing in 1965, the territory is now in free association with New Zealand.
Other interesting links to posts from Cook Islands minted by Coin Invest Trust:
1) Brexit : Britain's exit from the EEC : Coins issued by the Cook islands in the denomination of $1, $5 and $ 20 in 2016
2) 150th Anniversary of "The Great Tea Race - 1866": Commemorative Coins in the denomination of 10 and 2 Dollars issued by Cook Islands in 2016
3) The Mystical Ancient Egyptian Labyrinth depicted on $10 Silver coins issued by Cook islands in 2016, under its "Milestones of Mankind Series".
4) King Arthur: The first coin in the six coins "Camelot Series".
5) Republic of Palau issues "Sand Dollars": Silver & Gold 1$ coins