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Post your United States Navy Battleship items here along with your USN Battle Group patches (led by any class ship, BB, CG, CVN, LHA, etc.)

 

BATTLESHIP - Class Leader USS IOWA (BB-61) Gemsco 1950's

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Battle Group - USS IOWA (BB-61) Battlegroup - September 1987 to March 1988

Mediterranean, North Atlantic, Indian Ocean, North Arabian Sea Deployment

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USS IOWA (BB-61) Re-Commissioning April 28th, 1984 - Welcome Aboard booklet from her Commanding officer Captain Gerald E. Gneckow with patch, rocker and ball cap patch

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Swiss Tex patch made for the 1984 Commissioning ceremony packet which also came with this sticker and cap patches for the guests

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Another Gemsco patch from her second commissioning period - Korean War-Cold War August 25th, 1951 to February 24th, 1958

 

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USS IOWA (BB-61) "The Big Stick" Weapons Department 16" Landscaping - Gunners' Mates & Fire Control Technicians circa 1984-1990

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Iowa class Battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), Vietnam era made by Wolf Brown of Los Angeles (her homeport in 1968-1969 was Long Beach)

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) 1983 Recommissioning made by Swiss Tex

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) Beirut Lebanon Crisis 1983 Italian made by Silvio Polidoro

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From a rotor-head, HSL-33 Sea Snakes Deployed aboard USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) 1983-1984 Beirut Crisis

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A U.S. Navy Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (BuNo 150141) of Light Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron HSL-33, assigned to the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62), in 1983-84.

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) Firepower for Freedom 1980's made by Marine Photos and Publishing

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) WESTPAC July to November 1988 Philippine made

Australia's Bicentennial Naval Salute - Perth, Albany, Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) Peace Through Strength 1990's (rather than Firepower for Freedom, the 1980's motto)

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USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) BATTLEGROUP ROMEO, Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm 1990-1991

WETSU We Eat This (Poop) Up

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Desert Storm - USS NEW JERSEY The Battleship is Back

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Huge Vietnam Era Wolf Brown Jacket Patch, USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)

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For perspective, that's a 5" high wolf brown next to this 14" high x 11" wide patch

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Iowa class Battleship USS MISSOURI (BB-63) Recommissioned 1984 to 1992, she only had 16 years of commissioned active service.

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USS MISSOURI (BB-63) Recalled Desert Shield - Desert Storm 1991

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