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US Navy engineman's dress blue uniform
United States Navy first class engineman's wool flannel dress blue uniform consisting of a middy blouse, trousers and flat cap. The uniform was worn by Seth A. Brown of Saint Paul, Minnesota, who served on the Pacific fleet tug USS Pinola (AT-33) after World War I. The pullover blouse (.A) has a sailor collar, applied button cuffs, shield-shaped yokes in front and back, an insert left breast pocket, a zipper insert pocket on the right breast, and a interior button closure pocket below the right breast. Collar and cuffs are trimmed with white bias tape, and a white five point star is embroidered at each rear corner of the collar. A First Class Engineman chevron and four red wool felt enlistment stripes are on the left sleeve. The trousers (.B) have a front flap opening with thirteen buttons, very wide bell-bottom cuffs, lace closure gusset at the rear waist, and two front insert pockets and a rear insert pocket at the waist. The cap (.C) has a disc-shaped crown on a standing band that is faced with black ribbon and embroidered "U.S.S. PINOLA" in gold. Cap is lined with blue silk inked "S.A. BROWN". All uniform buttons are black plastic with an impressed anchor motif.
Content Category: artifacts
26 1/8 inches length (8141.1.A, jacket)
17 1/2 inches width (8141.1.A, jacket, shoulder)
32 1/4 inches width (8141.1.B, pants, waist)
29 1/8 inches length (8141.1.B, pants, inseam)
1 1/2 inches height (8141.1.C, cap)
11 7/8 inches diameter (8141.1.C, cap)
Issued by: United States, Navy
Owned/used by: Brown, Seth A.
Used in: United States
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
World War I
Military. 1914-1918 (World War I). Clothing. Uniforms
Military. 1919-1938 (post-World War I). Clothing. Uniforms
Use: Approximately 1925
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8141.1.A-C (Accession Number)