A flag and aluminum plaque from the U.S.S. Jallao circa 1945
contained in a triangular display case, along with an aluminum painted plaque with the U.S.S. Jallao logo. 26-1/2 x 13-14/ in. (67.3 x 33.6 cm.) the box. (2)
Provenance: The War Museum
Includes a hand-written statement from a former crew member attesting to the origin of the plaque and flag.
USS Jallao (SS-368), was a Balao-class submarine, named for the jallao, a pearl-white haemulonid food fish of the Gulf of Mexico. She was commissioned in July 1944 and served until 1974, before being sold to the Spanish Navy.
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