Non-Official Navy Certificates
"Straits of Gibraltar Transit" Certificate


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Transit of the Straits of Gibraltar


"Straits of Gibraltar Transit"

Frequently referred to as the "Order of the Rock", this certificate is issued in commemoration of a sailor's transit through the Straits of Gibraltar.  Known dates of transit by USS Little Rock CL 92 and CLG 4 are: Spring 1946,  Fall 1946,  20 Nov 1947,  02 Mar 1948,  18 Feb 1961, 16 Aug 1961,  09 May 63, 15 Dec 63, 14 Dec 1964, Spring 1965,  Jan 1967,  26 Aug 1970,  Dec 1971,  Apr 1972,  Aug 1973,  1974,  1975,  and Sep 1976.


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