Torpedoman's Mate (TM) Navy Rate Patch 1st-3rd Class
This is the appropriate rating patch for US Navy personnel with the rating of Torpedoman's Mate TM1, TM2, or TM3. Navy rates are only sold as first class rates and can be cut to second or third class.
Torpedoman's Mate (TM) was a U.S. Navy rating that was discontinued in 2007 and merged into the gunner's mate rating. As their name would suggest, torpedomen handled torpedos, missiles, and antisubmarine rockets. They also helped with maintenance and operation of underwater ordnance, test equipment, and launching/firing systems.
The U.S. Navy Enlisted Left Sleeve Rating Patch is Swiss-Loomed on midnight navy-blue wool serge material. By tradition the Petty Officer 1st Class patch must be hemmed to the proper rank for Petty Officer 2nd Class and Petty Officer 3rd Class.
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