US Army Transport Service-Officer Cap Badge

U.S. ARMY TRANSPORT SERVICE and
HARBOR BOAT SERVICE


The Army's Navy


U.S. ARMY TRANSPORTATION CORPS
MARINE PERSONNEL

US Army Harbor Boat Service-Officer Cap Badge
US Army Quartermaster Corps Branch Insignia                                       US Army Transportation Corps Branch Insignia


Enlisted Sailors
1930 - 1945
Enlisted Insignia of Rank
Petty Officer Ratings

Crescent Moon -
Crossed Anchors -
Crossed Axes -
Crossed Batons -
Crossed Guns -
Crossed Keys -
Crossed Quill Pens -
Ship's Wheel -
Three-bladed Propeller -
Steward
Boatswain
Carpenter
Master-at-Arms
Gunner
Storekeeper
Clerk
Wheelman
Machinist, Engineer, Electrician, Boilermaker

 


Enlisted Sailors
1945 - 1949

Army Transport Service Enlisted Ranks

All Seamen wore the Transportation Corps branch insignia on both forearms.
Petty Officers wore the insignia as their rating.

 


Officers
1930 - 1942

The Harbor Boat Service was absorbed by the Army Transport Service
in 1942 and ceased to exist as a separate entity.


Deck Department
 




Junior Officer
Third Officer or
Third Steward
Second Officer or
Second Steward
First Officer or
Chief Steward




Chief Officer
Master or
Assistant Marine
Superintendant
Marine Superintendant






Engine Department
 




Junior Engineer
Third Assistant Engineer Second Assistant Engineer First Assistant Engineer





Chief Engineer or
Assistant Superintending Engineer
Superintending Engineer





  Administrative Department
 





Quartermaster Clerk
(Junior)
Quartermaster Clerk
(Senior)
Quartermaster Agent





Officers
1942 - 1944

The Harbor Boat Service was absorbed by the Army Transport Service
in 1942 and ceased to exist as a separate entity.

  Deck Department
 
Junior Third Officer
Third Officer or
Third Steward
Second Officer or
Second Steward
First Officer or
Chief Steward

Chief Officer Master or
Assistant Marine
Superintendant
Associate Marine
Superintendant
Marine Superintendant




  Engine Department
 
Junior
Third Assistant Engineer
Third Assistant Engineer Second Assistant Engineer First Assistant Engineer


Staff Engineer
Chief Engineer or
Assistant Superintending
Engineer
Associate Superintending
Engineer
Superintending Engineer




  Administrative Department
 


Transport Clerk
(Junior)
Transport Clerk
(Senior)
Transport Agent





Officers
1945 - 1949
U.S. Army Transportation Corps Marine Personnel

Deck Department - TRANSPORT SCALE


Junior Third Officer
Third Officer Second Officer



First Officer
Chief Officer
Master
 




Engine Department - TRANSPORT SCALE


Junior
Third Assistant Engineer
Third Assistant Engineer Second Assistant Engineer

First Assistant Engineer
Staff Engineer Chief Engineer  




Administrative Department - TRANSPORT SCALE



Assistant
Ship Transport Clerk
Ship Transport Clerk Ship Transport Agent



Steward's Department - TRANSPORT SCALE




Third Steward
Second Steward



Chief Steward

   

Officers
1945 - 1949


Deck Department - INTER ISLAND SCALE
Junior Third Officer (IS)
Third Officer (IS) Second Officer (IS)
First Officer (IS)



Chief Officer (IS)
Master (IS)    




Engine Department - INTER ISLAND SCALE
Junior Third
Assistant Engineer (IS)
Third
Assistant Engineer (IS)
Second
Assistant Engineer (IS)
First
Assistant Engineer (IS)


Staff Engineer (IS)
Chief Engineer (IS)    




Administrative Department - INTER ISLAND SCALE


  Ship Transport Clerk (IS)
Ship Transport Agent (IS)  




Steward's Department - INTER ISLAND SCALE




Second Steward (IS)
Chief Steward (IS)




Officers
1945 - 1949

Deck Department - HARBOR SCALE
Junior Third Officer (HS)
Third Officer (HS) Second Officer (HS) First Officer (HS)



Chief Officer (HS)
Master (HS)
 




Engine Department - HARBOR SCALE

Junior Third
Assistant Engineer (HS)
Third
Assistant Engineer (HS)
Second
Assistant Engineer (HS)
First
Assistant Engineer (HS)


Staff Engineer (HS)
Chief Engineer (HS)    




  Steward's Department - HARBOR SCALE
 


    Second Steward (HS)
Chief Steward (HS)



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