Item WC2 - US Navy Submarine Medallion.    USS Whale. 

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This heavy (3 lb) solid brass medallion commemorates the Sturgeon Class U. S Nuclear Attack Submarine, USS Whale SSN 638.  The Whale was launched on Oct.14, 1966 and commissioned on Oct. 12, 1968.  She was decommissioned nearly  30 years later, in June, 1996 .  Among her many training missions was her training above the Artic Circle.   She reached the North Pole on 6 April 1969 and surfaced there in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary's 1909 arrival there.  This medallion is solid brass.  It is 6 3/8 inches diameter and is 3/8 inch thick, weighing 3lb 10 oz.

  

Price -   $50.00

To order, email sushandel@msn.com

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