The U.S. Navy’s Machinery Repairmen support all Navy ships, and are essential to to the success of the entire Naval fleet.
Machinery Repairmen are skilled machine tool operators. They make replacement parts and repair or overhaul a ship’s engine auxiliary equipment, such as evaporators, air compressors and pumps. They repair deck equipment, including winches, hoists, condensers, and heat exchange devices. Shipboard Machinery Repairmen frequently operate main propulsion machinery, besides performing machine shop and repair duties.
This coin salutes the service of all Machinery Repairmen, whose tireless dedication to duty helps to support the Navy’s outstanding servicemen and women stationed worldwide.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Machinery Repairmen. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy’s official seal.
Struck in a cuper nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the contributions of the Navy’s Machinery Repairmen.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
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