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USS HALYBURTON (FFG-40)

SUPER SNIPES - ENGINEERING - MASTERS OF MOBILITY

8" Engineering Department jacket patch

 

Gas Turbine System Technician, Engineman, Machinery Repairman, Hull Maintenance Technician, Electrician's Mate

GS - EN - MR - HT - EM

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Dialing back 60 years.....for those of us who recall when vacuum tubes were 'high tech'

 

Electronics Officer, circa 1956, taken from a USS REDFISH (SS-395) Officers foul weather jacket

 

The rubber band holding it together is a nice touch, shows true confidence in one's abilities and equipment.

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Westpac used to be fun before the Iranian Crisis - Haze grey and underway.....if this patch could talk

"In 1980, IKE's second extended deployment tallied 254 days at sea with only a five-day stopover in Singapore."

 

USS EISEHNOWER (CVN-69) Nimitz class commissioned in 1977

W(eapons) Division Indian Ocean Cruise 1980

 

http://www.navysite.de/cruisebooks/cvn69-80/index.html

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Spruance class Destroyer USS PAUL F. FOSTER (DD-964) Snipe patch (Engineering Rates)

In commissioned service 1976 - 2003, Still in service as Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme, CA

 

"Paul F. Foster has been reconfigured as the Self-Defense Test Ship to provide the Navy an at-sea, remotely controlled, engineering test and evaluation platform without the risk to personnel or operational assets."

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