This plaque belonged to my Uncle who served in the U. Navy for 35 yrs, Korea, Pearl Harbor ect. I do not have the exact info about it but it is in excellent condition. Weighs 9LBS, heavy Bronze emblem. It measures 12′ X 14. Naval Surface Force Atlantic is one of the U. The command was created on 1 July 1975 by the consolidation of the previous Commander, Amphibious Forces, Atlantic Fleet (COMPHIBLANT), Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Forces, Atlantic Fleet (COMCRUDESLANT), Commander, Service Forces, Atlantic Fleet (COMSERVLANT), and Commander, Minesweeping Force, Atlantic Fleet. The Destroyer Force, Atlantic Fleet, was established after the First World War. The Force was redesignated as Destroyer Squadron, Atlantic, on October 1, 1921; later to be redesignated again as Destroyer Squadron, Scouting Fleet, U. Fleet, on December 8, 1922. With the change in designations in the Fleet, the destroyers were established as Destroyer Squadron, Scouting Force, U. From October 1, 1937, to July 3, 1940, units of this squadron were transferred continually to the Pacific Fleet. The outbreak of war in Europe reversed this trend. On July 3, 1940, there were again enough destroyers in the Atlantic. To establish a type command, which became known as Destroyers, Atlantic Squadron, U. When in November 1940, the Atlantic Squadron became the Patrol Force; the destroyer command was renamed Destroyers, Patrol Force, U. On February 3, 1941, with the reorganization of the Navy and the dissolution of the Patrol Force; the U. Atlantic Fleet formed and Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet came into being. On 1 April 1962, the Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Atlantic (CruDesLant), was formed by the merger of the former cruiser and destroyer type commands. The former DesLant flagship, became the CruDesLant flagship. COMCRUDESLANT was originally headquartered at Naval Station Newport. But transferred to Norfolk in the early 1970s. Previously, Commander, Service Forces, Atlantic Fleet (COMSERVLANT), referred to both the U. Officer serving in that appointment which was extant from before World War II. To 1975, and the command he headed, Service Forces, Atlantic Fleet (SERVLANT). ComServLant was a very large organization during World War II, and its sub-units were terme. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Militaria (Date Unknown)\Navy”. The seller is “djc50955″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Theme: Militaria
- Force: Navy