USS Barb Sub "Ace" Admiral Gene Flucky group (3/1)
Lot 71
A group of items related to U.S.S. Barb submarine ace Gene Fluckey circa 1940
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A group of items related to U.S.S. Barb submarine ace Gene Fluckey circa 1940
Comprising: Bronzed admiral's dress cap belonging to Fluckey; a bronze half-hull model of the U.S.S. Barb made from parts of the original main electrical panel from the sub, lettered on the front USS BARB SS 220 1939 - PORTSMOUTH NAVY YARD BLDR, and a framed photo of Admiral Fluckey.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The War Museum

    Eugene "Lucky" Fluckey was awarded the Medal of Honor and four Navy Crosses for his successes with the Barb in World War II.
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