Very Rare WWII US Made US Navy MTB RON 16 Patrol Torpedo Jacket Patch
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Very Rare WWII US Made US Navy MTB RON 16 Patrol Torpedo Jacket Patch

Code: usnup20016mtb

$875.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a very rare World War II US made Jacket Patch for the United States Navy Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 16 MTB RON 16, a unit which saw action in the southeast Pacific. The patch shows a drunken sailor riding a Torpedo over the ocean superimposed with the number 16. PT Boat Patrol Torpedo.


The Squadron was commissioned on 26 February 1943, and decommissioned on 26 November 1945.
 The many PT Boats of this squadron: 71, 72, 213-224, 235, 241, 242, & 295-301, saw action in the Aleutians and then in the Southwest Pacific.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 4-3/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered patch in multi-colored cotton / silk threads.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto a Deck Jacket.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX07 LGEJX07/08 SLGGEX04/04/21 TLHGEX04/03/22

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Patch shows very little wear and has great coloring.

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