Beautiful and unique hand made crucifix historic WWII BATTLESHIP MARYLAND replica
Great gift for Weddings, Ordinations, Confirmations, First Communions, and more!
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$299.00 EACH PLUS S&H
Each crucifix is constructed with beautifully finished hardwood and measures 24" x 14 1/4"
The body of Christ is molded from the original battleship Maryland altar crucifix and cast in resin. It is then painted and glazed in a rich antique gold color.
History of this Crucifix
Nicknamed "Fighting Mary" the battleship Maryland was the pride of the United States Navy.
She was present at Pearl Harbor during the attack on December 7, 1941.
Battered yet sturdy, the ship entered Puget Sound Navy Yard on December 30th.
She emerged February 26, 1942 repaired, modernized, and ready for service.
She went on to receive 7 battle stars for her WWII service.