height and width: 35.2 x 27.9mm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Brass struck shield-shaped medal with obverse showing graphic representation of letters "TENNESSEE". Reverse legend: "U.S.S./ TENNESSEE/ LAUNCHED/ NAVY YARD/ N.Y./ APRIL 30, 1919." Slot hanger fused to top, medal hangs from red, white, and blue silk ribbon.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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