Naval History and Heritage Command

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Tar Hat (enlisted)

This wide-brimmed black hat was worn by enlisted sailors many years ago when the Navy first began. Painted with tar, the wide brim kept sun off a sailor's face.

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Published:Wed Aug 17 11:24:06 EDT 2016