SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large

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SKU:
3199
MPN:
3199
Width:
4.25 (in)
Height:
5.00 (in)
Depth:
0.08 (in)
Backing:
Iron On
Edging:
Cut Edge
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  • SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large
  • SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large
  • SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large
  • SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large
  • SS-370 USS Kraken Patch - Large
$14.85

Description

SS-370 USS Kraken - While seeking the enemy in the Java Sea, the USS Kraken's patrol was cut short when she received news of Japan's capitulation. Sailing for Subic Bay, she arrived 21 August. Kraken cleared Subic Bay 31 August 1945, touched at Pearl Harbor, and arrived at San Francisco 22 September. On 14 October she rendezvoused with Halsey's 3d Fleet and formed a part of honor escort for Admiral Halsey, as he passed under the Golden Gate Bridge in Flagship, South Dakota. Ten days later Kraken visited Longview, Wash., for the first postwar Day celebrations and returned to San Francisco 31 October where she was placed out of commission 4 May 1946. Kraken remained in reserve status until 18 September 1958, when she was assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for activation overhaul and Stting out preparatory to transfer for loan to the Spanish Government 17 October 1958. She serves the Spanish as Almirante Garcia ( S - l ). Kraken received one battle star for World War II service.
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