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NH 65601-KN Insignia: USS FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (SSBN-657)

Insignia: USS FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (SSBN-657)
Title: Insignia: USS FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (SSBN-657)
Caption: This insignia was adopted in about 1966. Its symbols and colors relate the ship with the United States Flag, and thus with her namesake. The thirteen stars around the periphery represent the original flag with its thirteen stars. The two flags used in the center are the fifteen-starred banner, commutated by key in the National Anthem, and the present day flag of fifty stars. The colors used are red, white and blue.
Description:
Catalog #: NH 65601-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: Color Photo
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