USS Arizona 1924 E for effort US Navy award necklace pendant fob Pearl Harbor
Here is a rare pendant fob featuring the storied USS Arizona with the white “E” for Excellence awarded by the US Navy in 1924. Gilt brass with brass necklace chain. Measurements as shown in pictures. USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania -class. Built for and by the United States Navy. Named in honor of the 48th state. Shortly after the end of the war, Arizona was one of a number of American ships that briefly escorted President Woodrow Wilson. To the Paris Peace Conference. To represent American interests for several months. Several years later, she was transferred to the Pacific Fleet. And remained there for the rest of her career. Aside from a comprehensive modernization in 19291931, Arizona was regularly used for training exercises between the wars, including the annual Fleet Problems. When an earthquake struck Long Beach, California. On 10 March 1933, the Arizona. S crew provided aid to the survivors. Film, Here Comes the Navy. About the romantic troubles of a sailor. In April 1940, she and the rest of the Pacific Fleet were transferred from California to Pearl Harbor. During the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. On 7 December 1941, Arizona was bombed. After a bomb detonated in a powder magazine, the battleship exploded violently and sank, with the loss of 1,177 officers and crewmen. Still lies at the bottom of Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial. The item “USS Arizona 1924 E for effort US Navy award necklace pendant fob Pearl Harbor” is in sale since Sunday, January 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Other Naval Collectibles”. The seller is “truthbeautypower” and is located in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.