Deck Officer of the Imperial Navy



Photo Doppler Collection




This photograph shows an unknown naval deck officer. The photograph itself is interestingly mounted in a ship's porthole.

The naval officer wears a dark blue peaked naval cap with an imperial crown and scroll in yellow (or white) metallic thread above an imperial crown (see right). This insignia identifies him as a Deck (or junior) officer. He wears a double breasted officers jacket (or possibly a greatcoat) also in dark blue (see Naval Officer's Uniforms). His shoulder strap insignia identifies his exact rank although this cannot be clearly seen from this photograph. Under his jacket he wears a white shirt and collar with a thin black tie.

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Deck Officer's Dark Blue Cap
(See Naval Uniforms Details Page)
Photo Doppler Collection


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