A calligraphy scroll writing "friendship undergone trial of death in roaring waves" was formally presented to Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment at its headquarters in London at 6:30pm on April 27, Beijing time. The calligraphy gift was written and presented by Ni Zhuqing, a 98 years old calligrapher in Zhoushan.
On October 2, 2017, institutes from Zhoushan and Hongkong held a commemorative ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the sinking of Lisbon Maru, a huge disaster taken place during World War II on sea area around Zhoushan's Dongji Islands, in which Zhoushan fishermen rescued 384 British POWs from Lisbon Maru, a sinking Japanese POW ship shot by torpedoes from United States Navy's submarine. At the ceremony, Ni Zhuqing presented two calligraphy works to Dennis Morley, the last British POW survivor in the incident, and Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.And after that, they were transferred to British.
The calligraphy scroll presented to Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment will be placed inside Tower of London as a relic commemorating that incident and friendship between the Chinese and British people.