Early CV/CVA Carrier
& Cruise Patches

 

Nuclear Task Group '75 Patch Nuclear Task Group '75 Patch
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This patch was for the Nuclear Task Group for the 1975 deployment. This is a handmade patch from the Phillipines.

 

USS Yorktown (CV-10) Carrier Patch USS Yorktown (CV-10) Carrier Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

This is the reproduction patch of the old version for the USS Yorktown, CV-10, more commonly referred to as the "Fighting Lady".

 

USS Lexington (AVT-16) Patch USS Lexington (AVT-16) Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the patch for the USS Lexington, AVT-16.

 

USS Oriskany Centurion Patch USS Oriskany Centurion Patch
Size: 3" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the 100 (Centurion) traps patch for the USS Oriskany.

 

CVA-31/USS Bon Homme Richard Centurion Patch CVA-31/USS Bon Homme Richard Centurion Patch
Size: 3" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the 100 (Centurion) traps patch for the CVA-31/USS Bon Homme Richard.

 

CVA-31/USS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31/USS Bon Homme Richard "Don't Tread" Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

This is a patch created for the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) that states "I have not yet begun to fight" along the top and "Don't Tread on Me" along the bottom. 2 of the most famous slogans ever spoken.......

 

ALLIED FORCE - KOSOVO Patch ALLIED FORCE - KOSOVO Patch
Size: 5" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the conflict patch for Operation ALLIED FORCE - KOSOVO. It depicts a Navy ship along the bottom and a B-2 cruising at the top.

Task Force 77 66'-67' Cruise Patch Task Force 77 66'-67' Cruise Patch
Size: 5 3/4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

This a WESTPAC 1966-67 reproduction cruise patch. It was a special request from a customer. It shows various squadron involved with the cruise and the far east region (Vietnam) underlayed beneath the squadron. It is a very detailed patch. This patch does not have velcro attached.

Air Group 11 1948 Cruise Patch Air Group 11 1948 Cruise Patch
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is a reproduction patch for the USS Valley Forge/Air Group Eleven's 1948 World Cruise. It was redone to commemmorate the 50th anniversary of that cruise.

AD-19 USS Yosemite Med '88 Cruise Patch AD-19 USS Yosemite Med '88 Cruise Patch
Size: 4 1/4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is a reproduction patch for the USS Yosemite Med '88 Cruise.

CVA-31 1959 Cruise Patch CVA-31 1959 Cruise Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is a reproduction patch for the USS Bonnie Dick (CVA-31)'s 1959-1967 Far East Cruises. It has the "Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club" patch in the center.

CVA-38 CASREP '70 Cruise Patch CVA-38 CASREP '70 Cruise Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is a reproduction patch for the USS Shangri-La (CVA-38) CASREP '70 WestPac Cruise. It states "You're in Good Hands with ALL STAR".

USS Midway (CV-41) Patch USS Midway (CV-41) Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last few wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the "red bordered" version of their ship patch.

CVA-41 1973 'Far East Cruise' Patch (Repro) CVA-41 1973 'Far East Cruise' Patch (Repro)
Size: 4.5"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is a reproduction of the "1973 FAR EAST CRUISE" patch recreated for the CVA-41/USS Midway and the SEVENTH Fleet. It lists all the port-calls they made, and does not come with velcro attached.

CVA-41 1975 'Frequent Wind' Cruise Patch CVA-41 1975 "Frequent Wind" Cruise Patch
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is the "1975 Operation Frequent Wind" patch recreated for the CVA-41/USS Midway.

CV-41/CVW-5 Desert Storm Patch CV-41/CVW-5 Desert Storm Patch
Size: 5"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

This is the 1991 Operation Desert Storm Cruise patch for the USS Midway (CV-41) and Airwing 5 (CVW-5). It shows all the squadrons along the border, so if you need info on it, drop me a line.

CV-41 100 Night Traps Patch CV-41 100 Night Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 100 Night traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

CV-41 100 Traps Patch CV-41 100 Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 100 traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

CV-41 200 Traps Patch CV-41 200 Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 200 traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

CV-41 300 Traps Patch CV-41 300 Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 300 traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

CV-41 400 Traps Patch CV-41 400 Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 400 traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

CV-41 500 Traps Patch CV-41 500 Traps Patch
Size: 5 3/4" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Midway was one of the last two wartime carriers that have recently been retired. She was the first carrier home-ported outside the USA by being based at Yokosuka, Japan which allowed the boat to be readily available for rapid deployments in the Pacific. This is the centurion patch for 500 traps, a very hard and highly treasured patch to earn.

USS Coral Sea (CV-43) Patch USS Coral Sea (CV-43) Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

One of the most famous carriers ever to serve the US Naval Fleet, she participated in multiple conflicts, the most noted the Libyan crisis in the 1980s. The USS Coral Sea was retired in 1989.

CV-43 'Gaggle' Cruise Patch VF-43/CV-43 'Gaggle' Cruise Patch
Size: 6"
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

This is a reproduction "gaggle" patch created for CV-43 for one of their Vietnam-era deployments and shows the different squadrons that were in that Airwing at that time (VF-22 Cavaliers, VA-144, VF-43, VF-45, and VA-106). I don't have all the history, but have been told it's quite the story!!

CV-43 'Ageless Warrior' Cruise Patch CV-43 "Ageless Warrior" Cruise Patch
Size: 5"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

This is the "last" cruise patch for the "Ageless Warrior", the USS Coral Sea (CV-43).

USS Forrestal (CV-59) Patch USS Forrestal (CV-59) Patch
Size: 5"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The USS Forrestal was the first of the supercarriers, larger than wartime vessels and her design has been the basis for all subsequent carriers (with the angled deck). She entered service in the Fleet in 1956, participating in Mediterranean conflicts on her maiden cruise in 1958. The infamous "Forrest Fire" occurred on the following deployment, killing 134 seaman and wounding 64. After repairs, she served for many more years until finally becoming the most recent training carrier.

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