76th SEABEES of World War II

WWII SEABEE Accounterments & Symbols














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EXAMPLES OF WWII NAVY SEABEE UNIFORM ACCOUNTERMENTS and RATING BADGES.








































CHIEF CARPENTER'S MATE - FORESTRY GREEN
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WORN BY SEABEES ATTACHED TO THE US MARINE CORPS

MOTOR MACHINIST MATE 1ST CLASS - NAVY BLUE
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WORN ON NAVY BLUE (Crackerjack) UNIFORM

STEELWORKER 1ST CLASS - NAVY WHITES
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WORN ON NAVY WHITE UNIFORMS

SEABEE SHOULDER PATCH
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WORN ON NAVY DRESS BLUE (Crackerjack) Uniform - right shoulder

"Insignia Authorized for Seabee Enlisted Men." All Hands (US Navy Newspaper), No. 332 (November 1944), 75. The Bulletin Board, Shoulder patch with the fighting bee is authorized for wear on Seabees' dress blues.






CHIEF CARPENTER'S MATE - GRAY
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WORN ON NAVY GRAY UNIFORM 1943-1947

PHARMASIST'S MATE/CORPSMAN 1ST CLASS - GRAY/GREEN
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WORN BY HOSPITAL CORPSMEN ATTACHED TO USMC & SEABEE UNITS ON USMC UNIFORMS

US NAVY - Honorable Discharge - 'RUPTURED DUCK'
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NAVY BLUE-WORN ABOVE THE RIGHT BREAST UPON DISCHARGE - WWII ONLY

WWII SEABEE CAP PIN belonging to K.C. THOMPSON
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WORN BY CEC OFFICERS & SEABEE CHIEFS ON USMC GARRISON CAP (IMAGE IS ENLARGED)

CARPENTER'S MATE 1ST CLASS - MARINE KAKHI
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WORN BY SEABEES ON MARINE KAKHI UNIFORMS

SEABEE SHOULDER PATCH
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Verison 2 of Shoulder Patch (above, left)






CHIEF ELCTRICIAN'S MATE KAKHI
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WORN ON NAVY KAKHI UNIFORMS

SHIPFITTER 2ND CLASS - NAVY BLUE
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WORN ON NAVY BLUE (Crackerjack) UNIFORMS

STOREKEEPER 3RD CLASS - FORESTRY GREEN
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WORN IN SEABEE UNITS ATTACHED TO THE US MARINE CORPS. NOTE DIFFERENCE TO THE CHIEF'S GREEN BADGE.

SEABEE PATCH MODERN
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Not authorized for uniform wear.








































Chief Carpenter's Mate K.C. Thompson - 76th Seabee
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Wearing USMC Green Winter Working Uniform with US Navy Chief's Badge

NAVAL CONSTRUCTION FORCES LOGO AND INSIGNIA

SEABEE LOGO
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WWII ERA

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Insignia of the US NAVY Construction Battalions

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