Vintage Metal Zippo, U.S.S. Sampson DDG-10, Guided Missile Destroyer, Navy, Command Lighter, Double Sided, Zippo, Made in USA, Cigarettes, More, Free Shipping in the U.S.
Here are some fun pictures and advice about Zippos, they guarantee for life, no matter who owns it, you can send it in, because they hardly ever break! Fun article to read from 1994. Just some info to enjoy, it's not included with the lighter.
I was in the navy myself from 1982 to 1990, 4 years on a Submarine Tender, USS Proteus AS-19, and the USS David R. Ray DD-971, A Spruance Class Destroyer, and a couple of weeks on the USS Nimitz CVN-68, which was just way too big of a ship for me! The Destroyer was the funnest, and the Proteus, was mostly in port all the time so we could work on subs. My 4 years shore duty was at NAS Miramar, VAW-110, an E2C Radar Squadron and Cargo Planes. I Self Published a book called Navy Fun.