badge, trade, American, US Navy Petty Officer 3rd class rating badge
A grey cotton irregular pentagon with square top and pointed bottom. Upon the grey field is a dark blue printed eagle with outstretched wings looking to its right wing, 4.4cm in height. Below the eagle is a single printed chevron.
The badge has no backing material.
These ratings badges were issued to be worn on the chambray work shirt without the specialty mark. The badge, known as a 'dungaree badge' was made to be ironed on to the shirt
This badge would have been worn, by men and women, on the left arm between shoulder and elbow.