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AH-7 USS HOPE Hospital Ship Military PATCH

USS HOPE
COMFORT CLASS HOSPITAL SHIP
"AH-7"
Military Patch

USS Hope (AH-7) was a Comfort-class hospital ship launched under Maritime Commission contract the 30 August 1943 and commissioned 15 August 1944, with Commander A. E. Richards in command. Manned by a Navy crew but carrying Army medical teams, Hope completed her shakedown cruise and sailed 23 September 1944 to render medical care during the climactic phase of the campaign against Japan. She was sold for scrap in 1978.



SIZE:  4.5"