badge, formation, American, US Navy unit ident mark USS Ethan Allen
A dark blue embroidered shallow cotton arc incorporating a 0.2cm embroidered border. Upon the dark blue field is the title 'U.S.S. ETHAN ALLEN' in white embroidered plain letters.
The back has no backing.
This unit identification mark (UIM) was worn by petty officers and men of the US Navy at the top of the right sleeve their uniform jumpers.
USS Ethan Allen (SSBN-608) was an Ethen Allen class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine launched in November 1960 and decommissioned in March 1983.