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USN & USCG Patch Manufacturers - "It's a Gemsco"

Started by Salvage Sailor , Dec 16 2015 03:06 PM

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#76 Salvage Sailor

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 02:25 PM

Nice CONE patch 10esee

 

The Icebreaker USS GLACIER (AGB-4) DEEPFREEZE 1958

 

In the same year, she was also deployed to the Arctic to resupply the North Pole radar stations north of Greenland in Operation Sunec, giving her deployments in both polar regions in 1958

 

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  • AGB 4 USS GLACIER DEEPFREEZE 1958 Gemsco 001.jpg
  • AGB 4 USS GLACIER OPERATION SUNEC 1958 Gemsco 001.jpg


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Posted 19 November 2016 - 02:27 PM

I believe this is also a Gemsco patch although it's not on the card

 

USS GLACIER (AGB-4) OPERATION SUNEC

Thule, Greenland 1958

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  • AGB 4 USS GLACIER OPERATION SUNEC 1958 Gemsco 002.jpg
  • AGB 4 USS GLACIER OPERATION SUNEC 1958 Gemsco 003.jpg


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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:42 AM

Three-war veteran Essex class carrier USS RANDOLPH (CVS-15) in service 1944-1969

She was designated as an anti-submarine carrier in 1959 - Red border Gemsco card circa 1963 (no zip)

 

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  • CVS 15 USS RANDOLPH Gemsco 001.jpg
  • CVS 15 USS RANDOLPH Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:44 AM

Another version of the Gemsco USS RANDOLPH (CVS-15) patch

 

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  • CVS 15 USS RANDOLPH Gemsco 003.jpg
  • CVS 15 USS RANDOLPH Gemsco 004.jpg


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Posted 25 November 2016 - 09:11 AM

Sotoyomo class Auxiliary Ocean Tug USS PENOBSCOT (ATA-188) In service 1944 to 1971

 

Gemsco red card (no zip) circa 1963

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  • ATA 188 USS PENOBSCOT GEMSCO 001.jpg
  • ATA 188 USS PENOBSCOT GEMSCO 002.jpg
  • ATA 188 USS PENOBSCOT GEMSCO 003.jpg


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Posted 03 December 2016 - 03:54 PM

Edsall class Destroyer Escort and U-Boat Killer USS SNOWDEN (DE-246)

 

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  • DE 246 USS SNOWDEN Gemsco 001.jpg
  • DE 246 USS SNOWDEN Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 10 December 2016 - 11:21 AM

Raleigh class amphibious transport dock USS VANCOUVER (LPD-2) in service 1962 to 1992

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  • LPD 2 USS VANCOUVER Gemsco 001.jpg


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Posted 10 December 2016 - 11:21 AM

Reverse

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  • LPD 2 USS VANCOUVER Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 14 December 2016 - 10:13 AM

Gearing class Destroyer USS BASILONE (DDE-824) in service 1949 to 1977 (Reverted to DD-842 June 30, 1962)

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  • DD 824 DDE 824 USS BASILONE Gemsco 002.jpg
  • DD 824 DDE 824 USS BASILONE Gemsco 003.jpg


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Posted 10 February 2017 - 04:42 PM

United States Naval Destroyer School established at Newport R.I. in 1961

 

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  • USN Destroyer School Gemsco 001.jpg
  • USN Destroyer School Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 18 March 2017 - 12:47 PM

Gemsco gold card USS ESSEX (CVA-9) class leader of the famous ESSEX class aircraft carriers of WWII and beyond

Three-war carrier in service from 1942 to 1969

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  • CVA 9 USS ESSEX Gemsco 001.jpg
  • CVA 9 USS ESSEX Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 29 March 2017 - 07:05 PM

Coast Guard National Search and Rescue School opened at Yorktown, VA on October 10, 1966

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  • USCG Search and Rescue School 002.jpg
  • USCG Search and Rescue School 001.jpg


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Posted 02 April 2017 - 04:54 PM

USCG Fire Island 1960's Gemsco - SAR, LE, ATON

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  • USCG Fire Island Gemsco 001.jpg
  • USCG Fire Island Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 15 April 2017 - 11:52 AM

Post 1975 Gemsco version USS CORAL SEA (CV-43)

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  • CV 43 USS CORAL SEA Gemsco 001.jpg
  • CV 43 USS CORAL SEA Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 25 April 2017 - 11:21 PM

RESCORTRON FOUR - Reserve Escort Destroyer Squadron 4, DE training squadron on the East Coast

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  • 04 CORTRON RESCORTRON 001.jpg

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 11:34 AM

Converted Oregon City class Heavy Cruiser USS NORTHAMPTON (CC-1) "The Floating White House" In service 1953 to 1970

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  • CC 1 USS NORTHAMPTON 004.jpg
  • CC 1 USS NORTHAMPTON 005.jpg


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Posted 13 May 2017 - 08:49 PM

Gold card 1950's version of USS CONE (DD-866), 1960's blue card version is on post #75

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  • DD 866 USS CONE Gemsco 001.jpg
  • DD 866 USS CONE Gemsco 002.jpg


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Posted 10 June 2017 - 01:07 AM

"The King of the Fleet"

 

Farragut class Destroyer Leader/Guided Missile Frigate USS KING (DLG-10)

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  • DLG 10 USS KING  Gemsco 001.jpg


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:04 PM

Baltimore class Heavy Cruiser (CA-70) USS CANBERRA converted to Boston Class (CAG-2) Guided Missile Heavy Cruiser

In service 1943 to 1970    Seven battle stars WWII

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  • CAG 2 USS CANBERRA Gemsco 001.jpg



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