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NH 70027-KN Insignia: USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH-11)

Insignia:  USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH-11)
Title: Insignia: USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH-11)
Caption: This emblem (seen here as an embroidered patch), adopted in 1968, was designed by Mr. McNeil and Mr. Kuncevich of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. It features the coat-of-arms of the city of Orleans, France, over an Eagle, which signifies the nation and the nature of vertical envelopment. The globe background represents the world-wide nature of the amphibious forces and the participation of the U.S. Marines Corps. Note motto, "the enforcers."
Description:
Catalog #: NH 70027-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Designed by Mr. McNeil and Mr. Kuncevich of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo, Color Negative, Ephemera
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