USS Orion-18 Military Navy Lamaddalena, Italy 4.8" Patch
The second Orion (AS-18) was laid down 31 July 1941 at the Moore Dry Dock Co., Oakland, Calif.; launched 24 June 1942; sponsored by Mrs. Robert A. White; and commissioned 30 September 1943, Capt. C. S. Isgrig in command. Following shakedown off southern California, Orion got underway for Pearl Harbor 23 November 1943. Arriving there on the 29th, she received her first submarine, USS Gar (SS-206) alongside for repairs two days later. Thanks to www.tendertale.com 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.