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DD-746 USS TAUSSIG SUMNER CLASS DESTROYER MILITARY PATCH WE ARE READY NOW SIR

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USS TAUSSIG  DD-746
SUMNER CLASS DESTROYER
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SIZE:  5"  x    3 3/4"

USS Taussig (DD-746), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer, was named for Edward D. Taussig, a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy whose career spanned over 50 years. The ship was laid down on 30 August 1943 at Staten Island, New York, by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.; launched on 25 January 1944; sponsored by Miss Ellen M. Taussig; and commissioned at the New York Navy Yard on 20 May 1944, Commander Joseph A. Robbins in command. On 1 December 1970, Taussig was placed out of commission at San Diego and berthed with the San Diego Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet. On 1 September 1973, Taussig was struck from the Navy List. On 6 May 1974, she was sold to Taiwan, where she served the Taiwan Navy as Lo Yang (DD-14). She is now a museum in Taiwan. Taussig earned six battle stars during World War II, eight battle stars during the Korean War, and six battle stars during the Vietnam War.

 
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