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USS LOS ANGELES (SSN-688) Ship's Patches
One of the fun things about my experience in the Navy
was the collection of jackets, patches, decals, bumper stickers, belt buckels and other memorabilia that I managed to collect. This stuff really helps keep the memories alive.
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Patches were used to commemorate special events such as cruises, port visits, operations, etc.
Official ship seal patch.
This was the design the crew picked for the official ship seal and patch.
Harpoon patch commemorating Harpoon deployment capability.
Harpoon missile patch. Newer patch design that above.
Patch commemorating deployment of special equipment code named "Outlaw Shark".
"Poopy Suit" name tag patch.
Cap patch (non-qual'). Scan courtesy Fred Tilman.
Leather name tag patch. Scan courtesy Fred Tilman.