Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7432d
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 x 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 7.6 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: "USMS"
Description: 
Rectangular white patch embroidered with red lettering above shield, which is encircled by rope and crossed by anchors.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by an enlisted man in the U.S. Maritime Service.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group