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AE-15 USS Vesuvius Ammunition Ship Military Patch SHIELD

 USS VESUVIUS AE-15
AMMUNITION SHIP
 MILITARY PATCH


SIZE:  5" Shield


The fourth USS Vesuvius (AE-15) was laid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1381) by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Co., in Wilmington, N.C.; launched on 26 May 1944; acquired by the United States Navy on 4 July 1944; and commissioned on 16 January 1945, Comdr. Flavius J. George in command. Vesuvius received two battle stars for WWII, two battle stars for the Korean War, and 10 battle stars for her service in Vietnam.


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