working dress
working dress

The Bluejackets Rigs Great War square rig working dress

working dress

the uniform worn while working

The same uniform as the standard uniform, except work without the Sailor's Collar. Sailors tended to wear their white canvas uniforms while working, even in colder climates, as these would not fade with frequent washing.

Edit

Bell-Bottoms

loose legged trousers

Edit

Boots

Black boots without toe caps

Edit

Collar

Another iconic piece of a sailor's uniform, that was often touched for luck.

Edit

Jumper

The outer-most item of square rig.

Edit

Lanyard

A white cord lanyard used to hold the sailor's jackknife

Edit

Sailor's Cap

The sailor's cap with a stiff crown, but without a peak

Edit

Silk

A silk scarf worn under the collar

Edit

Wool Flannel

Made from a warm wool fabric, this shirt was designed to be simple for sailors to maintain themselves. It had a square head hole trimmed with blue ribbon rather than any kind of collar and no buttons requiring the construction of fiddly button holes.

Edit

Cap Tally

A band of material that wraps a sailor's cap showing the name of the ship of establishment that they belong to