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2 nice Navy patches

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Picked these 2 up at a garage sale yesterday for a quarter each. :rolleyes:


The lady said these were left over from an estate sale a few years ago.


The large patch is about 5 1/2 " H x 3 1/2" W


The small patch is about 3 1/2"


Some info below the picture.







Name: USS Waccamaw

Namesake: The Waccamaw River in South Carolina

Builder: Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.

Laid down: 28 April 1945

Launched: 30 March 1946

Commissioned: 25 June 1946

Decommissioned: 24 February 1975

Honors and

awards: 1 battle star and Meritorious Unit Commendation (Vietnam)

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Jordan)



Transferred to the Military Sealift Command.


Withdrawn from the Maritime Administrations Reserve Fleet, 11 October 2005.

Final Disposition, scrapped at Brownsville, TX.

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