The below listed merchandise is available for purchase through the USS Mahan
Association ship's store.
Be advised that the prices are subject to change, based on the cost of reorders.
To place an order fill out the attached order form
and print it for mailing to the indicated address.
For all shirts, contact
the Ship Store operator, Russ Owens, at
Mahanshipsstore@aol.com for style and size availability,
and shipping costs.
Mahan Association Challenge Coins, actual size, $6.00 each.
White Ceramic Coffee mug with the Mahan Association banner
graphics. each $12.00 .
Blue polo with white trim with the 11/42 silhouette, only one left in, XL for
One in 2X and six in XL with the DD-364 silhouette, shown above,
Polo Shirt with 11/42 silhouette, with pocket, in size XL only, $36.
Shirt pictured has the DLG-11/DDG-42 artwork.
4"X 5" Mahan Association Patch
Blue Polo Shirt with Association logo , $36.
New polo shirts being worn by shipmates at Master Chief Conran's retirement.
4" DLG-11 Patch
4" DDG-42 Patch
$6.00 each $6.00 each
DLG-11 & DDG-42 Ballcaps
Remaining White Caps are
USS MAHAN ASSOCIATION Ballcaps
(Front of shirt)
Graphics are 9"X 11"
Ash Gray Mahan T-Shirts in Large, DLG-11 & DDG-42
Blue T-Shirts are currently available for DLG-11 only, in
The third ship down shows a hull number of 42, shirts same
as above, with
11, are now available.
$10.00 each CLOSE OUT!
DLG-11 House Flag 1" "Piraz Pirats" pin
$4.00 each, including postage. For multiples, $3.50
Bumper stickers and bumper magnets.
Stickers $6.00 each, bumper
magnets $7.00 each.
4" X 12"
For pins, bumper stickers, etc., this is a good place to get
them at reasonable prices:
Tin Can Sailors also has some great stuff in their store:
Patches for other ships can be found at:
Some of our shipmates have become writers.
These are some of their works and links to their web sites.
Books by Kenneth Chastain Jr. Plankowner of DLG-11
Spears Odyssey follows
the exploits of a nineteen-year-old named Chris, who ventures out beyond the
familiar and enters the navy. After boot camp he is assigned to a navy
electronics school in Virginia. When Chris reports in, he learns he is
being transferred T.A.D. to the WWII destroyer U.S.S Spears, which
becomes the instrument of an odyssey from naiveté to maturity.
months-long journey, he is schooled in the various aspects of shipboard life.
From fellow sailors, he learns about life in other regions of the United States.
He finally has his first, successful sexual encounter while in Scotland. Having
learned and discovered so much, Chris still remains unaware his most challenging
lesson is yet to come. Is he truly ready for it? The outcome awaits readers.
Flight Officer–Service Pilot Roger Caron joined the army
air force even though he was too old to be drafted; flying was
the focus of his life. Earlier, he had met a young girl named
Lorraine, who worked her way into his heart.
Although he was married and loved his wife Lorraine very
much, his passion for aviation often kept them apart. This was
the case in the middle of World War II when he joined the army
air force and was sent to war in the China, Burma, and India
(CBI) theater of operations. It was just another separation of
many, made bearable because he would be flying—and flying was in
After spending many months enduring the hazards of war,
life back home reached across the seas and grabbed Caron. His
wife Lorraine was gravely ill. After enduring the challenging
flight back to the U.S., his wife’s brother said that nothing
could be done for her. How can Caron move forward when all he
ever had was lost?