Gift items for the mariner and patriot!

We are clearing our shelves of duplicate posters, books, videos, hats, pins, keyrings, and embroidered patches to make room and

to raise funds to support this website!

The books and videos are gently used or as described. The hats, pins, keyrings, and patches are brand new, unused. Most of the patches have glue-on backing.

Please send us an e-mail <usmm.org @ comcast.net> to check on the availability of an item. You may pay by Money Order (U.S. dollars) or via PayPal using any Credit Card or your existing PayPal account. PayPal transactions are safe and secure. 

If you prefer to pay by Money Order, please let us know what items to reserve for you for 7 days. If you prefer to use PayPal, we will give you payment instructions, and will send the items promptly.

Patches are sent First Class Mail. Postage is included in the cost listed below. Heavier items are sent Parcel Post, Priority Mail, or Media mail as appropriate.


The Mast Magazine, Published monthly by United States Maritime Service January 1944 to December 1951

We have duplicate copies of several issues. Please inquire. $25.00 each


Valour at Sea - Canada's Merchant Navy, 44 page booklet

This lavishly illustrated booklet focuses on the Battle of the Atlantic and Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and especially, but not exclusively, the role of Canada's Merchant Navy. Published by Canada Veteran Affairs, 1998.

There are dozens of photographs, maps, and charts. 44 pages, 8.5 by 11 inches

$8.00 (U.S.) includes postage. Several available!

 


Train for a Career
U.S. Maritime Service

Poster approx. 18.5 x 24 in.
Silkscreen on high quality paper.

$25.00 includes postage

Several available!



Books

Gilbert, Bill. Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage. Chicago: Triumph Books, 2000 Story of Meredith Victory's heroic evacuation of refugees from Hungam, Korea. Hardback. Hardcover. Brand new. 205 pages.
$ 12
Media mail.
$ 15 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Radford, Mike. Introduction by Regis Philbin. A Salute To Service: the Rebirth of Patriotism. Green Forest: New Leaf Pr, 2004. Brand New Soft cover. 176 pages.
$ 7
Media mail. $ 10 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


United States Coast Guard. Nautical Rules of the Road. Washington, DC: U.S. Printing Office, 1943. First Printing. Government Publication. Soft cover. Profusely illustrated. Very good condition, with tiny tear at bottom of spine. 136 pages.
$ 10
Media mail.
$ 13 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Berry, Bob, and Wendt, Lloyd. Gunners Get Glory, Bob Berry's Story of the Navy's Armed Guard. New York: Bobb-Merrill Co.,1943 [The loss of the SS Scottsburg and SS Kahuku] $ 10 Media mail. $ 13 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


McCunn, Ruthanne Lum, Sole Survivor, San Francisco: Design Enterprises of S.F., 1985. The incredible story of Poon Lim, a cook on a torpedoed British ship, who survived 133 days alone on a raft. Soft cover. Good condition. 231 pages.
$ 10 Media mail. $ 13 Priority mail.Only 1 available!


Hoffer, William. Saved! The Story of the Andrea Doria - the Greatest Sea Rescue in History. Hardback with dust jacket. Very good condition, dust jacket has small tears near the spine. 215 pages.
$ 10 Media mail.
$ 13 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Whipple, Chandler. William F. Halsey: Fighting Admiral. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1968. Hardback with Dust Jacket. Former library copy in excellent condition. Dust Jacket is in protective cover.
$ 6 Media mail.
$ 9 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


United States Coast Guard. Buoys in Waters of the United States. Washington DC: USGPO 1944. Soft cover. Excellent condition. 10 pages plus fold-out with color illustrations of types of buoys.
$ 6 Media mail.
$ 9 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Morison, Samuel Eliot. History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II, Vol. I, Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1943. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1947. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 434 pages. Excellent condition except for black mark on bottom edge. $ 12 Media mail. $ 15 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Frank, Wolfgang. The Sea Wolves: The Story of German U-Boats at War. New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. Pocket book. 224 pages. Very good condition except for some yellowing of pages. This is a classic history of the U-boats in action.
$4.00 Media mail.
$ 7 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Lederer, William J. All the Ship's at Sea. The rowdy, hilarious story of one man's adventures in the Navy! Pocket book edition. 1950 Paperback. 230 pages. Fair condition, paper is yellowed, cover scuffed, one page is loose.$4 Media mail. $ 6 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Berlitz, Charles. The Bermuda Triangle and Incredible Saga of Unexplained Disappearances. Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co Inc. 1974. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket has some tears and creases, but book is in excellent condition
$6
Media mail. $ 9 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Videos:

No Way Back: The Untold Story About the World War II Prisoners of War America Forgot.

Zed Merrill & Associates. 45 minutes Video VHS
Gently Used
. $15 Media mail. $ 18 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Sail Or Jail
Chief Executive Officer of The War Amps of Canada, Cliff Chadderton, in his video briefing to the National Council of Veteran Associations, tells the whole story of the treachery of the Canadian government, ship owners and some unions. It is a tale Canadians should know, particularly in view of recent demands by the merchant seamen for recognition and financial compensation in lieu of the benefits denied to them for more than 50 years. 60 minutes.
New. $12 Media mail. $ 15 Priority mail. Only 1 available!


Hats - Baseball-style cap

 

SS Benjamin H. Hill SS Jeremiah O'Brien cap F. A. C. Muhlenburg Cap

SS Benjamin H. Hill Cap

Made in USA

New

$14 Priority Mail

Only 1 available!

SS Jeremiah O'Brien Cap

Made in USA

New
$14
Priority Mail

Only 1 available!

F. A. C. Muhlenburg Cap

Made in USA

New

$14 Priority Mail

Only 1 available!


American Flag Enamel Tie Tac or Lapel Pin

Approx. 5/8 inches wide mounted on a card.

$ 4 includes postage

Several available!

American Flag Enamel Tie Tac or Lapel Pin with Clear Coating

Approx. 5/8 inches wide mounted on a white card with red star.

$ 4 includes postage

Several available!

American Flag Enamel Tie Tac or Lapel Pin

Approx. 5/8 inches wide mounted on a card.

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

American Flag Enamel Charm

Approx. 5/8 inches wide

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

California Embroidered Patch

New Jersey Embroidered Patch
approx. 3.75 by 2.75 inches
Nice embroidery with iron-on glue on backing.

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

Florida Embroidered Patch
approx. 3.75 by 2.75 inches
Nice embroidery with iron-on glue on backing.

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

California Embroidered Patch
approx. 3.75 by 2.75 inches
Nice embroidery with iron-on glue on backing.

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

John W. Brown Crew Halifax patch Lenzburg 1995 Traumschiff

John W. Brown Crew Halifax- Boston-Greenport 1994

Embroidered Patch

Approx. 3.5 by 3 inches

$ 5 includes postage

Only 1 available!

John W. Brown Boston 1995 Embroidered Patch

Approx. 3 by 2.25 inches

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

Lenzburg 1995 Traumschiff

approx. 3.5 by 4 inches

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

I'm Proud to be an American

"I'm Proud to be an American" Embroidered Patch

Approx. 4.5 by 2.5 inches

$ 6 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

United States Navy Embroidered Patch

United States Marine Corps Embroidered Patch
approx. 3 inch diameter

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

United States Navy Embroidered Patch
approx. 3 inch diameter

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

United States air Force Embroidered Patch
approx. 3 inch diameter

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 


USA Embroidered Patch

Vietnam Veteran 1959-1975 Embroidered Patch

approx. 2.5 by 3.75 inches

$ 5 includes postage

Only 1 available!

USA Embroidered Patch

approx. 1.5 by 3.25 inches

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

USA Embroidered Patch

USA Embroidered Patch

approx. 1.8 by 3.75 inches

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

US Flag Embroidered Patch

approx. 2 by 3 inches

$ 2 includes postage

Only 1 available!


US Flag US Flag

US Flag (waving) Embroidered Patch

approx. 3 by 3.5 inches

$ 4 includes postage

Only 1 available!

US Flag (waving) Embroidered Patch

approx. 2.25 by 3 inches

$ 3 includes postage

Only 1 available!

 

Embroidered Patches designating invasions, oceans and theaters. Only of of each patch available!

Approx. 3.25 by 1.25 inches
Others available: South Atlantic, Pearl Harbor, Philippines Sea, Admiralty Islands, Eniwetok Landings, Tinan Landings, Tarawa Atoll, Truk Island, Saipan Landings, Midway.

$2 Each or 3 for $5 includes postage.

 

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