Ethan Allen Brass Plaque

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A solid brass plaque from the USS Ethan Allen (SSBN-608)  mounted on a solid slab of varnished oak.    Backboard measures 8.5 inches in diameter.   Sailors who sailed on the vessel made these types of plaques to give out to the crew members who retired or left the ship they served aboard.  Click the photos and see the history below..  We pack and ship worldwide…

 

USS Ethan Allen (SSBN-608), lead ship of her class, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen.

Ethan Allens keel was laid down by the Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Connecticut. She was launched on 22 November 1960, sponsored by Mrs. Robert H. Hopkins, great-great-great-granddaughter of Ethan Allen. The ship was commissioned on 8 August 1961, with Captain Paul L. Lacy, Jr., commanding Blue Crew and Commander W. W. Behrens, Jr., commanding the Gold Crew.

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