Late 1950s USS Sailfish SSR-572 Hand-Painted Aluminum Submarine Plaque Blue Background

Late 1950s USS Sailfish SSR-572 Hand-Painted Aluminum Submarine Plaque Blue Background

Code: usnlm50572ssr


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a late 1950s hand-painted plaque for the USS Sailfish SSR-572 (Submarine Radar Picket 572). The ship was built at Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard in Kittery, Maine in 1953 and was reclassified as an attack submarine in 1961. The plaque is in aluminum and shows a sailfish rearing out of the water against a light blue background.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 6-7/8" in diameter and 1/4" in depth (sailfish in relief juts out slightly farther).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Hand-painted aluminum.



ITEM NOTES: This is from an United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAFX11 LAGEX10/11 SLABEX7/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The plaque has some small spots of wear where paint has come off, mostly along the edge.

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