WW1 United States Navy Black Gang Engine Room Crew Sweetheart Badge
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For sale is a WW1 United States Navy Black Gang Ships Engine Room Crew Sweetheart Badge which is in good condition.The black gang are the members of a ship's crew who work in the fire room/engine room; they are also called stokers or firemen. They are called "black" because of the soot and coal dust that is thick in the air in the fire room/engine room. The term began being used in the days of coal-fired steamships. The term is commonly used in the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy to describe personnel in "M" and "B" divisions. This will be sent via 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.
Dorset, United Kingdom
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