This shirt is for all United States Merchant Mariners - past, present and future.
It reads: USA Unites States Merchant Marine In Peace And War Since 1775 The Highest Casualty Rate Of Any American Service In WWII Heave Ho! My Lads! Heave Ho! Give Us Goods And We Deliver From Six State Academies In Castine, Traverse City Vallejo, Galveston, Buzzards Bay, Fort Schuyler And One Federal Maritime Academy In King's Point Plus Thousands Of Hawsepipers, Ordinary Seamen AB Seamen, Wipers, Oilers, Cooks, Stewards & Pilots From Every State In The Land Of The Free & Brave Serving With Pride On 468 Ships That Fly This Flag Plus Thousands More On American Boats & Vessels
• 100% combed cotton for a super soft hand feel. • Made in the USA & Printed In The USA on American Cotton
*Despite shirts being pre-shrunk, the vast majority of 100% cotton shirts will still shrink after their first time in the washer/dryer. Either hang dry or consider ordering a size larger.