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This is a large United States Navy submarine patch for the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine USS John Adams SSBN-620. She was sponsored by the great-great-great-granddaughter of John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams Manny, and launched from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on January 12, 1963. She was decommissioned in March 1989. The patch is embroidered with the motto LIBERTATEM AMICITIAM RETINEBIS ET FIDEM: You will retain liberty, friendship and faith.
Approximately 5-1/16" in height and 3-1/2" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Twill embroidered in cotton/polyester threads, mesh backing.
This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX05 LCHX1/12 SCHX09/20
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch shows some small spots of light wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.