Any diff between these USN dress uniform ?

Discussion in 'Vintage' started by Geeboo, Dec 8, 2018 at 12:04 AM.

  1. Geeboo

    Geeboo Well-Known Member

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    I noted there are 3 types of far.
    Golden rank at cuff area on both sleeves
    Insignia & rank in red felt on left sleeves only
    Insignia & rank in golden felt on left sleeves only

    What are their differences ? Tks
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  2. B-Man2

    B-Man2 Well-Known Member

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    The uniform on the far right is a naval officer a lieutenant .
    The middle and left are enlisted chief petty officer ranks
    The marks on the sleeves on the enlisted chief uniforms are years of service are years.
     
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  3. B-Man2

    B-Man2 Well-Known Member

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    Here’s the entire US Navy Rank and what they mean. 6F6BB6A2-0B05-4245-AFAF-BBAB5FF3F563.jpeg
     
  4. Steve27752

    Steve27752 Well-Known Member

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    But why are they different colours?
     
  5. B-Man2

    B-Man2 Well-Known Member

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    Look at the bottom left of center of the chart. After 12 years of good conduct service you go from red to gold strips.
     
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  6. Steve27752

    Steve27752 Well-Known Member

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    Ah, missed it, thank you.
     
  7. Brent

    Brent Active Member

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    As most know here and at the risk of some who may not, Commodore is no longer an observered rank in the U S Navy.
    One star is Rear Admiral Lower Half. Two stars is Rear Admiral Upper Half.
    Carry on. ;-)

    Regards,
     
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  8. unclegrumpy

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    Don't know if you own these or just found pictures...but all three likely have dates inside them. The center Chief's uniform might have a WW II date in the pocket, but the insignia looks to be from the 1950's...maybe early 1960's...or not, these pictures are not good enough to really tell from...though the uniforms on the right and left look pretty solidly completely WW II.
     
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  9. zoomer

    zoomer Well-Known Member

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    There used to the 8 button CPO blouse, with white-metal buttons instead of yellow. There was also an 8 button whites version, chiefs being the only Navy rank who wore a collar & tie with whites.
     
  10. Geeboo

    Geeboo Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately it is the center jkt that I got.
     

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