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Various: pre-war - 1936 U.S. Maritime Commission banner

Product Description

Ship History:  A round wool banner featuring the seal of the United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM).  Included in the seal is the commission’s founding date of 1936. 

The 30” diameter banner probably dates back to the early days of the commission and would have been used for display purposes.  

MARCOM was created by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 and replaced the WW1-era U.S. Shipping Board.  The commission was tasked with designing and building hundreds of new merchant ships to replaced those built during WW1.  Symbolically, United States Lines’ flagship S.S. AMERICA was MARCOM’s first ship.  During WW2 the commission directed the building of thousands of vessels that helped win the war.  MARCOM’s last major project was the design and construction of the S.S. UNITED STATES.  The commission was dissolved in 1950 and its responsibilities divided among other departments. 

Very good condition with light wear.

$150.00
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