Gato Class Submarine: Laid down, 4 November 1940, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.; Launched, 26 August 1941; Commissioned USS Silversides (SS-236), 15 December 1941; Decommissioned, 17 April 1946; Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet; Placed in service, 15 October 1947 as a Naval Reserve training ship at Chicago. Thanks to www.navsource.org for the information. Price Includes Economy Shipping
Please plan ahead...only basic shipping is included in this cost, it will take 4+ weeks before you can expect your item to arrive. All orders will be mailing the following Thursday after purchase effective Jan 1 2022, We live 20 minutes from the closest post office so we only go to the post office on Thursdays. If you're in a rush for this item write to us first, we'll give you an International shipping estimate for faster DHL express (approximately $50 extra). If you order a total of 15 pieces or more of a variety of patches. We will automatically upgrade your shipping to most countries except Switzerland, Luxembourg, Africa Countries, or secluded areas of Canada, Alaska, Australian Outback, etc.