Maritime Supply Co

DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP - Brass Tag Necklace

$20 $28

Hand-stamped on a solid brass rectangular dog tag, this pendant features the phrase "Don't give up the ship."

This famous quote was reportedly uttered by Captain James Lawrence of the US frigate Chesapeake to his remaining crew as he lay dying in his cabin during a battle in the War of 1812 against a British frigate a few miles north of Boston, on June 1, 1813. His rallying cry was published in a Baltimore newspaper a few weeks later, and soon became the unofficial motto for the US Navy for several decades thereafter.

The dog tag shape is a nod to the dog tags that our military wear and their dedication to our protection.

Please note: All our brass pendants are raw brass, meaning they are not electroplated and will develop a beautiful patina over time. We include a jewelry cloth with every order to help keep your pendant's original shine if you choose to do so.

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Deborah H.
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Love it

Purchased this for my husband. He absolutely loves it.

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My friend loved his gift pendant/chain. I have two of my own and you guys never fail to satisfy. Thank you.

Orlando Z.
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Excellent quality!

I’m happy with the pendant and the customer service and staff are excellent!