In the words of the artist:
Having served as the third in command of the USS
Parche, I painted my first submarine in acrylic on 18" x 24"
canvas depicting her homecoming from a mission.
She is pictured with the US Navy YTB tug
remembrance of September 11th. Parche has a proud and well earned
reputation spanning thirty years. She is due to be decommissioned in
Her weapon shipping hatch is inscribed with
hatch pass the finest
submariners in the
Having served with many, I believe it.