Original Vietnam War era patch made in the US circa. 1960s
On 17 May 1965, The USS McMorris departed Pearl Harbor, for duty off Vietnam. As the flagship of Commander Escort Squadron 5 (CortRon 5), she participated in Operation Market Time, the search and surveillance operation with the Republic of Vietnam Navy's Junk Force. During that tour, she became the first destroyer escort to engage in naval gunfire support in the Vietnamese combat zone.
This patch is full colour, fully embroidered with a cut edge
Never worn in mint condition
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