Auction - August 2021

USS ETHAN ALLEN GROUPING (10)

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USS ETHAN ALLEN GROUPING (10)

Lot of ten items belonging to Radio Man Seaman JAMES EDWARD IKENA who served on the USS Ethan Allen. This group includes five patches: an Ethan Allen SSBN 608 submarine patch, a vintage US Navy USN cuff sleeve shark insignia uniform patch, one Petty Officer 1st class patch, two radioman 3rd class patches. WITH: Submarine Qualification Certificate awarded to James Edward Ikena on January 8th, 1972, recognizing his qualification as Radio Man Seaman and a Qualification Certificate for FBM Submarines, awarded to him on the next day. WITH: Two b/w photographs, the first depicts USS TUSK SS-426, partially submerged. The second is a group photograph of recruits who completed the enlisted basic submarine course at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, in December 1969. 8 x 10 inches each. WITH: An issue of a paper produced by a young shipman for his fellow submarine shipmen. It includes humorous reflections and five black and white drawings, five stapled sheets, 8 x 10.5 in., dated 1972. Ten pieces.

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