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
Navy blue with white embroidered and three red stripes. Eagle and sailmakers mark.
A ratings badge indicated the specialty of seaman on board a naval vessel. It also indicated their level of proficiency in that specialization.
Era: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)