USN WW2 Enlisted Rates: Seaman Branch

U.S. Navy
World War II Enlisted Rates:

Seaman Branch

Seaman Branch rating badges were the ony ones worn on the right sleeve, all other branches were worn on the left.

7th Grade 6th Grade 5th Grade 4th Grade 3rd Grade 2nd Grade 1st Grade
right sleeve branch mark
cuff stripes
Apprentice
Seaman
(AS)
right sleeve branch mark
cuff stripes
Seaman 2nd
Class
(S2c)
right sleeve branch mark
cuff mark
Seaman
1st Class
(S1c)
Coxswain
(Cox)
Boatswain's Mate
2nd Class
(BM2c)
Boatswain's Mate
1st Class
(BM1c)
Chief
Boatswain's Mate
(CBM)
Fire Controlman
3rd Class
(FC3c)
Fire Controlman
2nd Class
(FC2c)
Fire Controlman
1st Class
(FC1c)
Chief
Fire Controlman
(CFC)
Gunner's Mate
3rd Class
(GM3c)
Gunner's Mate
2nd Class
(GM2c)
Gunner's Mate
1st Class
(GM1c)
Chief
Gunner's Mate
(CGM)
Turret Captain
1st Class
(TC1c)
Chief
Turret Captain
(CTC)
Mineman
3rd Class
(MN3c) [1]
Mineman
2nd Class
(MN2c) [1]
Mineman
1st Class
(MN1c) [1]
Chief
Mineman
(CMN) [1]
Quartermaster
3rd Class
(QM3c)
Quartermaster
2nd Class
(QM2c)
Quartermaster
1st Class
(QM1c)
Chief
Quartermaster
(CQM)
Signalman
3rd Class
(SM3c)
Signalman
2nd Class
(SM2c)
Signalman
1st Class
(SM1c)
Chief
Signalman
(CSM)
Torpedoman's Mate
3rd Class
(TM3c) [2]
Torpedoman's Mate
2nd Class
(TM2c) [2]
Torpedoman's Mate
1st Class
(TM1c) [2]
Chief
Torpedoman's Mate
(CTM) [2]
7th Grade 6th Grade 5th Grade 4th Grade 3rd Grade 2nd Grade 1st Grade

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