Order of May of Naval Merit

ARG005  Orden de Mayo Al Mérito Naval

  • Order instituted by Decree No. 16.629 on 17 December 1957.
  • Order awarded to Argentinian and foreign military personnel in recognition of meritorious contributions to Argentinian Navy.
  • Order awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight. The Grand Cross grade is called Gran Almirante Guillermo Brown.
  • Grand Cross Star have two types: with blue and with white enamel.
  • William Brown - was an Irish-born Argentine admiral.