Sunday, September 5, 2010

Seafaring Sunday: A New Uniform

September 5, 1776: The Continental Navy officially adopts the first uniforms of what will become the U.S. Navy. Shown above from left to right: Lieutenant, 1776 Captain, Midshipman, 1777 Captain, Sailor (picture via


Timmy! said...

Nice! The U. S. Navy has always rocked the coolest uniforms of any of the armed forces in my humble opinion, Pirate Queen.

Pauline said...

Ahoy, Timmy! No doubt; with the Marines a close second.