Product DescriptionThe Craftmaster insignia is a decoration of the United States Navy which is awarded to those personnel who have qualified as underway boat captains of U.S. Navy small vessels and support craft. Such boat commands which would qualify a service member for the Craftmaster badge include tugboats, dredges, and scows.
The Craftmaster Badge is mainly awarded to Navy senior enlisted personnel in the Chief Petty Officer ranks. It is also a common award to those who are qualified as harbor pilots. The Craftmaster Badge is not presented to those have qualified to serve on board navy coastal warfare boats, as such personnel receive the Small Craft Pin and the Combatant Craft Crewman Badge.
The Craftmaster Badge is also awarded to a select few midshipmen at both the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the United States Naval Academy.
All of our Regulation U.S. Navy Badges are Made In The USA and have the manufacturer's Institute of Heraldry's Hallmark registration number to guarantee their quality and authenticity.
Our Regulation Full Size U.S. Navy Craftmaster Badge is Gold Plated with enamel finish. This is the same badge that is supplied to the U.S. Military and sold in the Military Base Exchanges.