Skipper Hagan's Collection Page 2

CAG 69 'Exp Carrier Group' Patch 143) CAG 69 'Exp Carrier Group' Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 5" Wide

Skipper Hagan collected patches throughout his entire career, as you can tell from the very small percentage of patches he's sent thus far. This one says "CAG 69" (top), "THE EXPEDITIONARY CARRIER AIR GROUP - NOBODY HERE HAS A PROBLEM" along the bottom, with two F/A-18 Hornets (middle). Not a damn clue as to what this means!!

201) CV-43 AIMD Patch 201) CV-43 1988 AIMD Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.5" Wide

Original: This is the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenace Depot (AIMD) patch created for the USS Coral Sea (CV-43) for their 1987-1988 MED Deployment. This is for the "Ships Company" personnel attached to that department onboard the ship.

203) CV-60 1984 'Tiger Cruise' Patch 203) CV-60 1984 'Tiger Cruise' Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 3.9" Diameter

Original: This is one of the "TIGER CRUISE" patches created by the USS Saratoga (CV-60) for their 1984 'TIGER CRUISE' which is where they pick up members of the crews' families and they get to enjoy life on the carrier for a couple or three days! Very unique experience!!

205) CVA-61 1970 'Horseshoe' Cruise Patch 205) CVA-61 1970-71 'Horseshoe' Cruise Patch
Price: $149.99

Size: 6" Height

Original: The best patch in this week's group of patches from the Hagan collection. This is a HANDMADE cruise patch for the USS Ranger (CVA-61) for their 1970-1971 Western Pacific cruise. It shows an upside down horseshoe (which represents bad luck) and lists the 5 ports they visited: Hawaii, Phillipines, Vietnam, Japan, and Hong Kong. This was during the Vietnam War era, so doubtful they pulled into port in Vietnam!! Absolute GEM of a patch!!

207) CV-61 1992 'RESTORE HOPE' Cruise Patch 207) CV-61 1992 'RESTORE HOPE' Cruise Patch
Price: $29.99

Size: 5" Diameter

Original: This is another of the 'FINAL' Cruise patches created for the 1992-1993 'FINAL VOYAGE' of the USS Ranger (CV-61). They participated in Operation RESTORE HOPE in Somalia. It says CVW-2 / USS RANGER / WESTPAC 92-93 / FINAL CRUISE on the left side, 'CNN' and SALVATION STATION' on the right side, and Operation RESTORE HOPE along the bottom.

CATCC (CV)-63 OIF/OEF (Cherry) 87) CATCC (CV-)63 OIF/OEF (Cherry)
Price: $9.99

Size: 4.5" Diameter

Original: This patch was for CV-63 CATCC for their support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. It says "COMBAT PROVEN" on the bottom.

CV-63 'Strike Group' OIF (Blue) 38) CV-63 'STRIKE GROUP' OIF (Blue)
Price: $12.99

Size: 5" Diameter

Original: This is from the USS Kitty Hawk and the Strike Group for their participation in 2003 in OIF.

CV-63 'HORNEX 91' (Tri) 144) CV-63 'HORNEX 91' (Tri)
Price: $14.99

Size: 5" Height

Original: This is one of the CV-63/CVW-15 cruise patches for their 1991 "HORNEX" that shows the path the Carrier had to take to get to their new port (East to West). Panama Canal apparently wasn't an option that day.

213) CV-63 1979-80 'Iranian Crisis' Patch 213) CV-63 1979-80 'Iranian Crisis' Patch
Price: $99.99

Size: 5" Height

Original: Yet another "GEM" in this week's offerings. This is a HAND-MADE (in theater) patch for the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) for their 1979-1980 Western Pacific (WESTPAC) cruise in support of the "IRANIAN CRISIS". It says "CAMEL STATION" along the bottom and depicts the carrier headed to the 'Strait of Hormuz'. A GREAT addition to any collection.

214) CV-63 1995 'PERSIAN GULF' Patch 214) CV-63 1995 'PERSIAN GULF' Patch
Price: $49.99

Size: 6.2" Height

Original: Yet another "GEM" in this week's offerings. This is one of the cruise patches created for CV-63 and CVW-15 for their (I think it says) 1995 'Persiona Gulf/WESTPAC/Indian Ocean' cruise. It shows a Chinese dragon in the hard of Hong Kong, with an eagle (with American Flag as the tail) carrying away a snake. Beautiful patch!.

224) CVN-65 'Veteran Day Hookers' Patch 224) CVN-65 'Veteran Day Hookers' Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 4" Height

Original: This patch was created for the CVN-65 'Big E' when they were utilized as the Carrier Qualification (CQ) ship for some of the training squadrons. It says VETERANS DAY HOOKERS and NOV 2000 (top), USS ENTERPRISE (bottom) and "The E means Easy....RIGHT?" in the middle.

225) CVN-65 Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR Patch 225) CVN-65 Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR Patch
Price: $17.99

Size: 4.7" Diameter

Original: On 28 June 1996, Enterprise began her 15th overseas deployment. The carrier enforced no-fly zones in Bosnia as part of Operation Joint Endeavor and over Iraq as part of Operation Southern Watch. The deployment ended in December 1996, which also marked the end of active service for the Grumman A-6 Intruder from the Navy. In February 1997, Enterprise entered Newport News Shipbuilding for an extended selective restrictive availability lasting four-and-a-half months.

227) CVN-65 Operation DESERT FOX (Black) 227) CVN-65 Operation DESERT FOX (Black)
Price: $9.99

Size: 5" Diameter

Original: Operation DESERT FOX employed U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps aircraft flying from the decks of the USS ENTERPRISE. Their mission was to strike military and security targets in Iraq that contribute to Iraq's ability to produce, store, maintain and deliver weapons of mass destruction. This is the "Black/Gold" version of that ODF patch.

CV-66 'LIBYAN PATROL' Cruise Patch 47) CV-66 'LIBYAN PATROL' Cruise Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 4" Diameter

Original: This patch was created by CV-66/CVW-1 for their participation in operations in the southern Mediterranean. It says "LIBYA BORDER PATROL".

CV-66 '1991 CRISIS Cruise' Patch 48) CV-66 '1991 CRISIS' Cruise Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.5" Height

Original: This patch was created by CV-66/CVW-1 for their participation in Operation DESERT SHIELD in 1991.

CV-66 '1993-94 MED' Cruise Patch 229) CV-66 '1993-94 MED' Cruise Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 5.1" Diameter

Original: This is one of the cruise patches created by CV-66/CVW-1 for their 1993-94 deployment to the MEDITERANEAN Sea. It depicts the boat with aircraft on the flight deck with Hornets doing a fly-by.

158) CV-66 '100 Traps' Patch 158) CV-66 '100 Traps' Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 3.9" Height

Original: This is from the Skipper Hagan's collection. From the USS America (CV-66), this is the "old" patch for 100-Traps onboard that particular boat. It has a 'thick' clear plastic on the back, so I'd estimate from the late '70's/early '80's era.

CVN-68/CVW-11 OIF Cruise Patch (Tri) 50) CVN-68/CVW-11 OIF Cruise Patch (Tri)
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.2" Height

Original: This patch was created by CVN-68/CVW-11 for their Op IRAQI FREEDOM cruise.

CVN-68/CVW-11 OIF Cruise Patch (Round) 51) CVN-68/CVW-11 OIF Cruise Patch (Round)
Price: $12.99

Size: 5" Diameter

Original: This patch was created by CVN-68/CVW-11 for their Op IRAQI FREEDOM cruise.

CVN-68 1996 'FIELD DAY' Cruise Patch 235) CVN-68 1995-1996 'FIELD DAY' Cruise Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4" Diameter

Original: This patch was created by CVN-68/CVW-9 for their 1995-1996 Western Pacific (WESTPAC) deployment. It says "MNIMITZ-NINE TEAM" (top) and "FIELD DAY IN THE GULF".

CVN-70/CVW-14 1996 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch 250) CVN-70/CVW-14 1996 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch
Price: $19.99

Size: 4" Diameter

Original: This patch was created for CVN-70 for their 1996 Operation SOUTHERN WATCH combat cruise with Airwing FOURTEEN (CVW-14) attached. It shows the American flag in the background with the aircraft carrier cruising through the Pacific with one of the Battleships from the (now called) STRIKE GROUP alongside. It also lists the SIX port calls they made.

VA-196/VAQ-139 1994 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch 253) VA-196/VAQ-139 1994 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 4.5" Diameter

Original: This 'joint' patch was created for VA-196 and VAQ-139 for their 1994 Western Pacific (WESTPAC) and Indian Ocean (IO) cruise. It has a large star with the Persian Gulf superimposed on it and says "THE LATEST AND GREATEST" slogan with all the squadron names and aircraft listed along the edge. The Iraqi and American flags are in the 'background', with the American Flag on the right (since we're always "RIGHT")!!

CVN-70/CVW-15 1990 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch 251) CVN-70/CVW-15 1990 'WESTPAC' Cruise Patch
Price: $39.99

Size: 4.7" Height

Original: This is one of the two pretty RARE patches (in that you don't see much from this Airwing!) that we're listing this week from the Hagan collection. This patch was created for the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and their attached Airwing FIFTEEN (CVW-15), which was disestablished in March 1991, hence the rarity of a CVW-15 patch. It depicts the boat cruising through the Pacific with the different aircraft over the ship and says "WESTPAC 90" along the bottom. See the other rare CVW-15 patch below!

CVN-70/CVW-15 1990 'WESTPAC/IO' Cruise Patch 251) CVN-70/CVW-15 1990 'WESTPAC/IO' Cruise Patch
Price: $39.99

Size: 5.5" Wide

Original: This is one of the two pretty RARE patches (in that you don't see much from this Airwing!) that we're listing this week from the Hagan collection. This patch was created for the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and their attached Airwing FIFTEEN (CVW-15), which was disestablished in March 1991, hence the rarity of a CVW-15 patch. It depicts the boat cruising through the Pacific with the planform of the boat shown and says "WESTPAC / I.O '90" across the middle. See the other rare CVW-15 patch above!

CVN-71 'OSW/Desert Fox' Cruise (Pentagon) 54) CVN-71 'OSW/Desert Fox' Cruise (Pentagon)
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.3" Height

Original: This is one of the cruise patches created by CVN-71/CVW-11 for their participation in their 1998-1999 Op SOUTHERN WATCH and Op DESERT FOX deployments.

CVN-71/CVW-8 1995 'Yacht Club' Patch 256) CVN-71/CVW-8 1995 'Yacht Club' Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 5.5" Height

Original: This is one of the cruise patches created by the USS Roosevelt (CVN-71) and Airwing EIGHT (CVW-8) for their 1995 deployment in support of Operation DENY FLIGHT. It says "ADRIATIC YACHT CLUB 95" (top) and "CRUISING...and CRUISING...and CRUISING..." (bottom) with the ENERGIZER BUNNY in the foreground.

CVN-71/CVW-8 1998 'NOBLE ANVIL' Cruise Patch 260) CVN-71/CVW-8 1998 'NOBLE ANVIL' Cruise Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4" Diameter

Original: This is one of the cruise patches created by the USS Roosevelt (CVN-71) and Airwing EIGHT (CVW-8) for their 1998 support of Operations NOBLE ANVIL and ALLIED FORCE (Bosnia/Serbia). It shows the boat in the Adriatic and says "KOSOVO" along the bottom.

CVN-71/CVW-8 1998 'DENY FLIGHT' Cruise Patch 261) CVN-71/CVW-8 1998 'DENY FLIGHT' Cruise Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 5" Diameter

Original: This is another of the cruise patches created by the USS Roosevelt (CVN-71) and Airwing EIGHT (CVW-8) for their 1998 support of Operation DENY FLIGHT. It shows the boat in the MEDITERRANEAN and Adriatic Seas and says "OPERATION DENY FLIGHT" along the bottom.

CVN-71 'Rough Riders' Cruise Patch 273) CVN-71 'Rough Riders' Cruise Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 4" Diameter

Original: This is another of the cruise patches created by the USS Roosevelt (CVN-71) that is generic enough that any airwing or deployment could use it. POTUS Roosevelt was known for a particular saying, but the boys/girls on CVN-71 changed it slightly to read..."WALK SOFTLY AND CARRY A BIG.....HOOK" (instead of STICK).

CVN-71 'AIMD' Patch (Blue) 56) CVN-71 'AIMD' Patch (Blue)
Price: $9.99

Size: 4.4" Height

Original: This is the AIMD patch for CVN-71.

CVN-71/CVW-8 'Gaggle' OIF Cruise Patch 57) CVN-71/CVW-8 'Gaggle' OIF Cruise Patch (Blue)
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.5" Diameter

Original: This is the patch created by CVN-71/CVW-8 showing their 'Gaggle' of squadrons and denoting their participation in OIF.

CVN-71/CVW-8 'CVIC' Patch 60) CVN-71/CVW-8 'CVIC' Patch
Price: $11.99

Size: 4.5" Diameter

Original: This is the CVIC (operations center) patch for the CVN-71/CVW-8 operations.

CVN-71/CVW-8 '1993 'DENY FLIGHT' Patch 61) CVN-71/CVW-8 '1993 DENY FLIGHT' Patch
Price: $19.99

Size: 5.8" Width

Original: This patch was created for CVN-71/CVW-8 for their 1993 Operation DENY FLIGHT Mediterranean cruise.

CVN-71/CVW-8 '2003 OIF' Cruise Patch 62) CVN-71/CVW-8 '2003 OIF' Patch (Purple)
Price: $14.99

Size: 5" Width

Original: This patch was created for CVN-71/CVW-8 for their 2003 OIF 'NIGHT SHIFT' cruise.

       
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