Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 in. ( 8.3 x 7.6 cm )
sewn: top: "USMS"
Square navy patch; in center is red silk design of American flag inside shield, encricled by roped border, and atop crossed anchors; lettering at top of patch.
This patch was worn on the jacket sleeve of an enlisted man in the U.S. Maritime Service during World War II.
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.