African Americans and the U.S. Navy
World War II Activities in the United States
Steward's Mates School at Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington



This page features activities of African-American Navy personnel at the Steward's Mates School, Seattle Naval Air Station, during World War II.

For other images of African-Americans at N.A.S. Seattle during World War II, see:

  • Activities at Seattle, Washington

  • Aircraft Maintenance.

    For other pictorial coverage of African-Americans during World War II, see the African Americans and the U.S. Navy World War II

    • For pictorial coverage of other eras, see African Americans and the U.S. Navy

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      Photo #: 80-G-233281

      Steward's Mates School,
      Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington


      Chief Steward Robert Nargrove provides parade ground training, 26 April 1944.
      Note M1903 rifles, and bayonets on trainees' belts.

      Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

      Online Image: 73KB; 740 x 605

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      Photo #: 80-G-233267

      Steward's Mates School,
      Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington


      Group of trainees, under Chief Steward Robert Nargrove, 26 April 1944.
      Their rifles are M1903 types.
      Note the Steward's Mates School flag.

      Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

      Online Image: 63KB; 740 x 600

      Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

       
      Photo #: 80-G-233269

      Steward's Mates School,
      Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington


      Trainees marching, under the direction of Chief Steward Robert Nargrove, 26 April 1944.
      Their rifles are M1903 types.

      Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

      Online Image: 66KB; 740 x 605

      Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

       
      Photo #: 80-G-233286

      Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington


      Chief Petty Officer inspects life jackets of a group of Steward's Mates trainees, as they prepare for boat drills, 10 May 1944.

      Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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      Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

       
      Photo #: 80-G-233287

      Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington


      Boat drill for Steward's Mates trainees, 10 May 1944.
      Note aviation marking ("Star & Bars") on bow of boat at right; Seaplane Wrecking Derrick barge (YSD) in the background with a crash boat on its deck; and variety of motor launches and small sailboats in the vicinity.

      Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

      Online Image: 103KB; 740 x 605

      Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

       


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