APOLLO 15 RECOVERY SHIP BASEBALL CAP.
A dark blue baseball cap with an embroidered emblem which reads: "USS OKINAWA APOLLO 15." An interior label reads: "Don Alleson, Rochester, NY. 85% Wool, 15% Nylon, Large. 7 1/8 7 ¼ - 7 3/8."
These ball caps were available to personnel on the Okinawa during the Apollo 15 recovery operations. It is identical to the type worn onboard by Scott, Irwin, and Worden just after their splashdown. The Apollo 15 crew had the addition of "scrambled egg" embellishments on the cap visors in recognition of their military rank.