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Started by Bearmon , Jan 26 2014 06:55 PM

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#1 Bearmon

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 06:55 PM

Lets post some Seabee patches

 

First up Special Naval Construction Battalion 13 an WW2 era patch

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 06:56 PM

The Seabee patch everyone is familiar with:

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 06:57 PM

A Vietnam era Seabee patch:

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 06:59 PM

US Naval Mobil Construction Battalion 1 Detachment Yokosuka

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:00 PM

US Naval Mobil Construction Battalion 4

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:01 PM

US Naval Mobil Construction Battalion 5  Pre 1966 design from Vietnam

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:03 PM

US Naval Mobil Construction Battalion Unit 201 Antarctica

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:04 PM

US Naval Mobil Construction Battalion 74

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:06 PM

Naval Station Midway Island Public Works Motor Pool

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:08 PM

Naval Communications Station Philippines Self Help Center, I believe this would be the wood shop, auto repair center... 

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 03:47 AM

I don't have anything to add unfortunately but they are some fantastic patches, thanks for posting!

 

Look forward to seeing other members contributions,

 

Will



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 05:32 AM

Another Naval Station Midway.  Also sorry for the misspellings on Mobil in the previous postings, been working with oil and gas too much!

 

 

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 03:49 PM

Vietnam Era and manufacture NAVCAT  Naval Construction Action Team.

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During the battalion's time in Vietnam, it became the first Seabee battalion to operate in the three lower divisions of the Republic of Vietnam (Corps Tactical Zones II, III, IV); became the largest Seabee battalion since WWII; as of Oct 1970, the only Seabee battalion to operate in all four Corps Tactical Zones at the same time; the only Navy Construction Battalion to wear an authorized shoulder patch (Naval Construction Action Team [NAVCAT] patch); the longest serving Seabee battalion in Vietnam (over 4.5 years). In April 1971, the battalion's headquarters relocated from Cam Ranh Bay to the large Army base at Bien Hoa.

 

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 04:04 PM

More nice patches Bearmon.  I hope these fit with the theme.  Liberty cuffs and a printed on silk insignia from the Korean Era, Construction Bn Mobil Unit 101 - Fleet Marine Air Wing? Correct me if that is not right.

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 04:26 PM

Very nice Irish, those liberty cuffs are great!  Very nice addition.



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Posted 28 January 2014 - 02:33 PM

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 8

 

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 02:33 PM

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 40

 

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 04:18 PM

Hi Guys ,

Nice patches posted so far. I will add a few.

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 04:19 PM

Another one. Thai made and related.

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 04:21 PM

Another one ACB 1

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 04:22 PM

Last one is a nice neat Japanese made patch.

Thanks, Mitch

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 05:38 PM

Nice additions Mitch, I have always wondered what the Seaborne patch was, it has many different ID's 

Mostly I see it as 1st Trans Helicopter for the US Army 



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Posted 29 January 2014 - 06:55 PM

neat thread.

 

I have a black pocket patch (PX) on the way.. will post pics when it arrives.

also have a german Seabee SSI.. will try to get a pic as well.

 

thanks for posting.. would love to see more WW2 stuff.

:)

 

-Brian


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 08:54 AM

Here is a mate to Bermons other Navcat patch except this is a Japanese made version for NAVCAT 9 . As far as the Seaborne patch, there is alot of referance to the 1st TC Bn. which was an Army Helicopter maintenance unit stationed on the USNS Corpus Christi Bay during the Vietnam war. I don't think the Seabees Seaborne patch is related that unit at all.

Brian, Lets see some of your patches.

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 08:58 AM

Neat stuff guys.I love the Seabee stuff.




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