Skip to main content

NH 70033-KN Insignia: USS OGDEN (LPD-5)

Insignia:  USS OGDEN (LPD-5)
Title: Insignia: USS OGDEN (LPD-5)
Caption: This emblem, seen here as an embroidered patch, was adopted in 1965. It depicts the ship as a center of amphibious activity, represented by the helicopters overhead. The lightning bolt symbolizes her capability to strike swiftly. The flower and bee in the border, taken from the seal of the city of Ogden, Utah, represent the OGDEN's peaceful intentions, matched by her ability to strike hard if provoked. The rifle and anchor symbolize the Navy-Marine Corps amphibious team.
Catalog #: NH 70033-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo, Color Negative, Ephemera
Related Content
  • Boats-Ships--Amphibious Warfare Ships
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials