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Sailmaker Ratings Badge
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Sailmaker Ratings Badge

Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 5.5" H x 4.5" W

Physical Description

Navy blue with white embroidered and three red stripes. Eagle and sailmakers mark.

General History

A ratings badge indicated the specialty of seaman on board a naval vessel. It also indicated their level of proficiency in that specialization.


Keywords

Era: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Service: Navy
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