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Captains.-A silver spread-eagle, with a silver anchor back of it.
Commanders.-A silver leaf, with a silver anchor back of it.
Lieutenant-Commanders.-A gold leaf, with a silver anchor back of it.
Lieutenants.—Two gold bars, with a silver anchor back of them.
Masters.-One gold bar, with a silver anchor back of it.
Ensigns.—A silver anchor placed horizontally, stock up.

Midshipmen.-A gold cord, one-eighth of an inch in diameter, and one and one-quarter inches long, across the end of the collar.

Staff-Officers will wear on the ends of the collars of their sack.coats their respective shoulderstrap devices in the same way as the Line-Officers with whom they have relative rank, omitting the duplicate end device.

Mates, Boatswains, and Gụnners will wear the star on their sleeves.

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PANTALOONS.

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For full dress, the pantaloons of all commissioned officers of the Navy will be of blue cloth, having a strip of heavy gold lace down their outer seam, of the same width as that prescribed for their full-dress coat.

For undress and service-dress, for all officers, pantaloons are to be of navy-blue cloth or of white duck or drilling, or with service-dress of navy-blue flannel.

Within the tropics white pantaloons are to be worn at all seasons of the year, unless otherwise ordered by the officer in command.

North of the tropics blue pantaloons are to be worn from the 1st of October to the 15th of May, and white ones from the 15th of May to the 1st of October, when the weather is suitable; and south of the tropics vice versa, subject, however, to such exceptions as may be directed or authorized by the senior officer present in command.

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For all officers, will be single-breasted, standing collar, with nine small navy-buttons in front, and made of navy-blue cloth, fiue blue flannel, or of suitable white material.

JACKETS AND FLANNEL COATS.

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Jackets may be worn as

"service-dress" by all officers, except at general muster, or upon special occasions of ceremony, when a different dress is prescribed by the Commanding Officer; to be of navy-blue cloth, faced with the same, and lined with black silk serge; double or single breasted, as in the coat; rolling collar, with the same number of small-sized buttons on the breast as for the coat, and with the same arrangement of lace on the cuffs, and the same shoulder-straps.

In mild climates or seasons, officers in "service-dress" may wear the uniform made of fine navy-blue flannel. Coats to be lined with black silk serge, and furnisbed with navy buttons of medium size. The same may be worn on shipboard at sea, except at general muster; also on board ship in port, except at general muster, when on watch with the colors hoisted, or on occasions of ceremony, when a different dress is prescribed by the Commanding Officer.

White linen or grass jackets, to be made like the cloth ones, but without straps or sleeve ornaments, may be worn within the tropics, at sea and in port, with white straw hats, when the weather, in the opinion of the Commanding Officer, is such as to require it. They must not, however, be worn ashore in foreign ports, nor by the Officer of the Deck, for the time being, in ports where the vessel may be visited by strangers.

OVERCOATS,

Overcoats shall be a caban overcoat and cape, of dark-blue beaver or pilot cloth, skirt to extend below the knee; cape to be ten inches shorter ; double-breasted, with pockets in side seam, and five wavy buttons on each breast. The cape to be made so that it can be removed at pleasure, so as to form a separate garment. On each end of the collar of the overcoat the same devices of rank and corps shall be worn, respectively, as authorized for sack-coats.

Matos, Clerks, Boatswains, Gunners, Carpenters, and Sailmakers will not wear any de. vices on the collars of their overcoats.

CRAVAT.

Cravat for all officers, to be of black silk or satin, with a wbite shirt collar showing abore it.

SLEEVE ORNAMENTS.

FULL-DRESS BODY-COATS OF ADMIRALS.

The full-dress coat of the Admiral will have three strips of gold-embroidered white-oak leaves, one inch wide and a half an inch apart, on the sleeve, as per pattern.

The full-dress coat of the Vice-Admiral will be the same as for the Admiral, except that there will be but two strips of embroidery on the sleeve.

The full-dress coat of a Rear-Admiral will have on the sleeve one strip of gold lace, two inches wide, one inch and one half from the edge of the sleeve, with one strip of half-inch gold lace one quarter of an inch above it.

UNDRESS COATS FOR ADMIRALS, ETC. The lace on the sleeves is to be navy gold lace of the widths, respectively, of two inches one inch, and one-quarter of an inch.

The undress-coat of the Admiral will have one strip of gold lace two inches wide around the cuff

, with three strips of half-inch gold lace, one-quarter of an inch apart, above, (as per pattern,) or, at bis discretion, the Admiral may wear the full and undress uniform as established by regulation of December 1, 1866.

The undress-coat of the Vice-Admiral will be the same as for the Admiral, except that there will be but two strips of half-inch gold lace above the wide lace.

The undress-coat of a Rear-Admiral will be the same as for the Vice-Admiral, except there will be but one strip of half-inch gold lace above the wide lace.

FULL-DRESS BODY AND FROCK COATS. For Commodores, one strip of gold lace, two inches wide, one inch and a half from the edge of the sleeve.

For Captains, four strips of navy gold lace one-half inch wide, one-quarter of an inch apart; the lower strip one inch and a half from the lower edge of the sleeve.

For Commanders, the same, except that there shall be but three strips of gold lace. For Lieutenant-Commanders, two strips of gold lace one-half an inch wide, with one strip of a quarter of an inch between them, each a quarter of an inch apart.

For Lieutenants, two strips of one-half inch gold lace, one-quarter of an inch apart.
For Masters, one-strip of half-inch gold lace.
For Ensigns, one strip of quarter-inch gold lace.
Staff-Officers of assimilated rank will conform to the above.

Medical Officers will wear around the sleeve cobalt blue cloth, between the strips of gold lace.

Paymasters will wear around the sleeve wbite cloth, between the strips of gold lace. Engineers will wear around the sleeve red cloth, between the strips of gold lace.

Naval Constructors will wear around the sleeve dark-violet cloth between the strips ci gola lace.

Professors of Mathematics will wear around the sleeve olive-green cloth between the strips of gold lace.

Staff-Officers entitled to but one strip of lace on the sleeve will wear the colored cloth so as to show one-fourth of an inch above and below the strip.

On the outer side of each sleeve, above the upper strip of lace and midway the seams, a gold star of five rays, two inches in diameter, with a steam-frigate in silver raised in the cen ter, with one of the rays of the star pointing directly downward, and the point one-fourth of an inch from the upper edge of the strip of lace, will be worn by the Admiral.

For all other Line-Officers, (including Boatswains and Gunners,) the star will be of five rays, embroidered in gold, one inch in diameter, and worn as prescribed for the Admiral.

No other officers are entitled to wear the above-described ornaments.

EPAULETS, SHOULDER-STRAPS, ETC.

EPAULETS.

All commissioned officers, including and above the rank of Master, will wear two goldbullion epaulets with their respective strap ornaments on the frogs, to be of the following dimensions :

For the Admiral, Vice-Admiral, Rear Admirals, and Commodores, the strap to be two and three-quarters of an inch wide, and six inches long; frog four and three-eighths of an inch

wide ; crescent eleven-sixteenths of an inch in the broadest part; bullion three and onehalf inches long, and five-eighths of an inch in diameter. Staff-Officers of relative rank to wear the same.

For Captains, Commanders, Lieutenant-Commanders, and Staff-Officers of relative rank, the strap to be two and three-quarters of an inch wide and six inches long; frog four and three-eighths of an inch wide ; crescent eleven-sixteenths of an inch in the broadest part; bullion three inches long and half an inch in diameter.

For Lieutenants, Masters, and Staff-Officers of relative rank, the strap to be two and onehalf inches wide and six inches long ; frog four and three-eighths of an inch wide : crescent nine-sixteenths of an inch in the broadest part ; bullion three inches long and three-eighths of an inch in diameter.

SHOULDER-STRAPS. No officer in the Navy below the assimilated rank of Master will wear shoulder-straps, cocked hat, or epaulets.

Ensigns and Midshipmen, after graduation, and Staff-Officers of assimilated rank, will wear, in lieu of shoulder-straps or epaulets, gold-embroidered shoulder-loops as per patterns ; Staff-Officers omitting the anchor.

These will also be worn on the undress frock-coat, either on duty or on other occasions.

All shoulder-straps are to be of navy-blue cloth, four inches and a quarter long, and one. inch and a half wide, including the border, which is to be a quarter of an inch wide and embroidered in gold, except for the Admiral, which will be four and seven-eighths inches long and one and five-eighths of an inch wide, including the border, which is to be onequarter of an inch wide.

The center and end ornaments, or distinctions of the line and staff, and indications of rank, are to be embroidered in gold or silver, and are to be as follows:

DEVICES FOR SHOULDER-STRAPS AND FROGS OF EPAULETS. For the Admiral, four silver stars, of five rays each, placed equidistant from each other, in the middle of the strap or frog of the epaulet, with a gold foul anchor one and one-eighth of an inch long under the two outer stars.

For the Vice-Admiral, three silver stars, of five rays each, placed equidistant on the strap or frog of the epaulet, with a gold foul anchor one and one-eighth of an inch long under the center star.

For Rear-Admirals, two silver stars, of five rays each, one near each end of the strap or frog of the epaulet, with a silver foul anchor seven-eighths of an inch long in the center.

For Commodores, a silver star, of five rays, placed in the center, with a silver foul anchor at each end of the strap or frog of the epaulet.

For Captains, a silver spread-eagle in the center, with a silver foul anchor at each end of the strap or frog of the epaulet.

For Commanders, a silver oak-leaf at each end, with a silver foul anchor in the center of the strap or frog of the epaulet.

For Lieutenant-Commanders, a gold oak-leaf at each end, with a silver foul anchor in the center of the strap or frog of the epaulet.

For Lieutenants, two gold bars at each end, with a silver foul anchor in the center of thie strap or frog of the epaulet.

For Masters, one gold bar at each end, with a silver foul anchor in the center of the strap or frog of the epaulet.

Staff-Officers will wear shoulder-straps of the same description as prescribed for Line-Officers with whom they have relative rank, respectively, with the following exceptions, viz :

In the Medical Corps the anchor is omitted.
In the Paymasters Corps an oak-sprig is substituted for the anchor.
In the Engineers' Corps a device of four oak-leaves, in the form of a cross, is substituted.

In the corps of Naval Constructors, a sprig of two live-oak leaves and an acorn, embroi. dered in gold, is substituted.

For Chaplains, a silver cross is substituted. For Professors of Mathematics, one oak-leaf and an acorn, embroidered in silver, is substituted.

For Secretaries to Commanders of fleets and squadrons, the letter S, in silver, is substituted.

In lieu of shoulder-straps, Warrant-Officers shall wear as follows: Boatswains and Gunners, a gold star embroidered on each side of the collar, similar to that worn on the sleeve.

Carpenters and Sailmakers will wear a diamond or lozenge, embroidered in gold, one and one-eighth inch in extreme length, on each side of the collar.

Shoulder-straps are to be worn on the frock-coat, service-dress, and on the jacket.

COCKED HAT, CAP, ETC.

COCKED HAT.

All commissioned officers, including and above the rank of Master, will wear a black cocked hat of the following dimensions :

To be not more than six nor less than five and a half inches on the back fan; and not more than five and a half nor less than five inches on the front fan; and not more than eighteen nor less than sixteen inches long from peak to peak. The hat to be bound with black silk lace, to show one inch and a quarter on each side. In the fold at each end of the hat, a tassel will be worn, formed of five gold and five blue bullions; and on the front or right fan a black-silk cockade four and a half inches in diameter.

The Admiral, Vice-Admiral, Rear-Admirals, Commodores, and Staff-Officers of relative rank, will wear over the cockade a loop of six gold bullions, half an inch in diameter, the two inner bullious to be twisted together, with a small navy button in the lower end of the loop.

All other officers entitled to wear cocked hats will wear over the cockade a loop formed of four gold bullions, three-eighths of an inch in diameter, not twisted, with a small navy button in the lower end of the loop. The cocked hat is always to be worn with epaulets.

CAP.

The cap to be of dark-blue cloth ; diameter of the top to be the same as the base ; quarters not less than one and a quarter nor more than one inch and a half wide in front, sloping gradually ; and to be not less than one-half nor more than three-quarters of an inch wide at the back of the cap. The seam around the tip to be without a welt, and neatly stitched on each side. Band to be one inch and a half wide, with a welt one-eighth of an inch in diameter at the top, and a welt one-eighth of an inch in diameter one quarter of an inch from the base of the cap. A plain black-ribbed silk band will be worn between the upper and lower welts. Visor to be of black patent-leather, bound, green underneath, and not less than one and a balf nor more than one and three-quarters of an inch wide in front, and rounded, as per pattern.. The inside band to be of stout pasteboard, and to extend from the base of the cap to within one-quarter of an inch of the tip. The sweat and inside linings to be of uncolored morocco. The cap in front is to be not less than two and a half nor more than three inches in height, according to size, with four black metal eyelets inserted in the top for ventilation.

During rainy weather only, a black glazed silk cover may be worn over the cap.

Whenever it is considered conducive to comfort or health, white caps of the regulation pattern, or white-linen cap-covers, will be worn by officers on shipboard within the tropics, or elsewhere in very hot weather, as directed by the Commanding Officer of the vessel or station.

CAP ORNAMENTS.

The cap ornament for all commissioned officers of the Navy and Midshipmen after graduation will be a silver shield with two crossed anchors in gold, arranged as per pattern. A gold cord of the same pattern as the one now worn by the Midshipmen at the Naval Academy will be worn on the front of the cap by all officers.

Warrant-Officers will wear two gold embroidered anchors crossed; each anchor one and a half inch long.

Mates will wear a plain anchor one inch and a quarter long, embroidered in gold, and placed in a vertical position.

Clerks will wear a foul anchor on the front of the cap, with a gold cord, the same as that worn by Midshipmen at the Academy.

STRAW HATS.

In tropical climates, or during warm seasons, officers may wear white straw hats under the same restrictions as in the case of jackets; the body of the hat to be not more than three and a half nor less than two and a half inches in height, and the brim, without lining, not more than three and a half nor less than two inches in width, with a plain band of black ribbon.

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SWORD AND SWORD-BELTS. The sword for all officers shall be a cut-and-thrust blade, not less than twenty-six nor more than twenty-nine inches long; half-basket hilt; grip white; scabbards of black leather ; mountings of yellow gilt; and all as per pattern.

Midshipmen may wear, on boat-duty, a dirk, as per pattern.

The dress-sword belt of the Admiral and Vice-Admiral will be of navy-blue cloth with a small gold cord around the edge, and one strip of gold-embroidered white-oak leaves, onehalf inch wide, runring through the center, as per pattern,

The sling-straps to be of blue cloth with a small gold thread around the edge. The fulldress sword-belts for the grades below the rank of Vice-Admiral will be of blue webbing with gold cord woven in, as per pattern.

The dress-sword belt is to be worn with epaulets, &c.

The service-dress sword belt for all officers, shall be of plain black glazed leather, pot less than one inch and a half nor more than two inches wide, with slings of the same not less than one-half nor more than three-quarters of an inch wide, and a hook in the forward ring to suspend the sword. Belt-plate of yellow gilt in front, two inches in diameter. The belt to be worn over the coat.

SWORD KNOT. For all officers, except Mates, Clerks, Boatswains, Gunners, Carpenters, and Sailmakers, shall be a strap of gold lace twenty-four inches long, including the tassel, gold slide, tassel of twelve gold bullions, one inch and three-quarters long, inclosing five blue bullions, with basket-worked head.

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The jacket to have a standing collar, one inch and a quarter high, with a plain anchor, one inch and a quarter in length, embroidered in gold, and placed in a horizontal position, on each end of the collar. To be made of dark navy blue cloth, double-breasted, with two rows of medium-size navy buttons on the breast, nine in each row; cuffs closed, with three small-size navy buttons along the seam.

Dress-parade jackets will have around the edge of the collar a strip of navy gold lace, one-eighth of an inch wide. These jackets only to be worn at dress-parade, official occasions, visits of ceremony, and Sundays.

CAP ORNAMENT.
The cap will have a plain anchor, one inch and a quarter in length, embroidered in gold,
and placed in a vertical position. A double gold cord, looped and fastened at each end by
a small-sized navy button, will be woru for the sliding-strap.

PETTY OFFICERS, SEAMEN, ETC.
UNIFORM-DRESS FOR PETTY OFFICERS, SEAMEN, FIREMEN, COAL-HEAVERS, ORDINARY

SEAMEN, LANDSMEN, AND BOYS.
Master-at-Arms, Machinists, and Apothecaries will wear single-breasted sack-coats,
with a row of five medium-size navy buttons on the right breast.

For muster, these sack-coats will be made of navy-blue cloth, and for working-suits they will be made of navy-blue flannel.

They will be allowed to wear white cotton or linen shirts (in place of duck-frocks with turn-over collars) and uniform vests, with six small-size navy buttons, and plain bluecloth caps, with 'visors.

Masters-at-Arms will (in addition to the Petty-Officers' device on the sleeve above the elbow) wear, on both sleeves of the coat, a white five-pointed star, one and one-quarter of an inch in diameter, over a white foul anchor one and one-quarter of an inch long; to be placed in the position of the gold star worn on the sleeves of Line-Officers, and worked in white

silk or thread, or made of other suitable material.

Coxswains of Commanders-in-Chief will (in addition to the Petty.Officers' device on the sleeve above the elbow) wear, on each side of the collar of their jackets and frocks,

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