Early 1970s USS Nautilus SS-571 Beer Mug of Ship's Medic Eugene "Gene" "Doc" Bonner
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Early 1970s USS Nautilus SS-571 Beer Mug of Ship's Medic Eugene "Gene" "Doc" Bonner

Code: usnlm70571ss

$115.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an early 1970s USS Nautilus SS-571 beer mug that originally belonged to the ship's medic HM1 (Hospital Corpsman 1st Class) Eugene "Gene" F. "Doc" Bonner, a longtime resident of both Maine and New Hampshire. Not only was the Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine to become operational, but was also the first sub to make a totally underwater pass across the North Pole. The mug is in ivory ceramic and has a long, lean shape with a decorative side handle and is graced on its front with the Nautilus logo on full color.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1970s.

SIZE: Approximately 7-3/4" in height and in 5" width (including handle) and 4-9/16" in diameter (at base).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: China.

ATTACHMENT: Side handle.

MARKINGS: MIL-CERAM CO. CARLISLE, MASS. 01741 and maker's mark.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX11 LAAEX7/11

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The mug is in fantastic shape with no chips, cracks or stains and only a few very light abrasions from normal use.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.