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DDG-53 John Paul Jones Guided Missile Destroyer Military Patch IN HARMS WAY

 USS JOHN PAUL JONES
DESTROYER SHIP
"DDG 53"
IN HARMS WAY
Military Patch

USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) is the third Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and the first ship of the class homeported on the west coast. She is named after American Revolutionary War Captian John Paul Jones. She was built at Bath Iron Works in Maine. She was commissioned on 18 December 1993. On 7 October 2001, John Paul Jones launched the first tomahawk missiles into Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. On June 10, 2011, she anchored off the coast of Malibu, California at the beginning of a three day celebration called Navy Days designed to thank the sailors and their families for their service to the country.


SIZE:  5"  X  4"