Tropical square rig
Tropical square rig

The Bluejackets Rigs Great War square rig Tropical square rig

Tropical square rig

Worn by sailors in tropical regions

Square Rig uniform, but made with white canvas rather than blue wool serge so that it would be more comfortable in the hotter climate.

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Bell-Bottoms

loose legged trousers

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Boots

Black boots without toe caps

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Collar

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

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Jumper

The outer-most item of square rig.

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Lanyard

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

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Sailor's Cap

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

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Sennet Cap

A straw cap

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Silk

A silk scarf worn under the collar

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White Badges

Trade and rank badges on a white background with blue embroidery

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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.

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Cap Tally

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