The Navy’s expert metalworkers, Hull Maintenance Technicians ensure that the ships of the world’s most powerful fleet are always ready for combat.
Charged with maintaining and repairing the ship’s hulls, fittings, piping systems, and machinery, Hull Maintenance Technicians are highly skilled professionals. Manipulating metal with exacting precision, they repair decks, valves, plumbing fixtures, ballast control, and marine sanitation systems throughout the ship, ensuring their maximum operational efficiency. These talented men and women also maintain the ship’s safety equipment and assist with critical shipboard damage control tasks.
This coin salutes the expertise of the Navy’s Hull Maintenance Technicians, whose practiced skill propels the Navy forward.
Minted in copper nickel and given antique silver, the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Hull Maintenance Technician. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy’s official emblem.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.