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WAR SERVICE SHIP BUILDING BADGE
Item #: CWB12609
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2 1/4" IN HEIGHT AND IN NICE CONDITION ~ STAMPED (A 5955) ON REVERSE

The United States entered World War I in April 1917. Within days, the federal government created the Emergency Fleet Corporation (EFC) to construct a fleet of merchant ships. The EFC hired the American International Shipbuilding Corporation to build and operate the largest shipyard in the world: Hog Island, near Philadelphia. This badge identified the wearer as a member of the World War I Hog Island shipbuilding team.
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lb
 $35.00 USD