Seascout-Net Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Uniforms
Fri Oct 23 10:12:55 1998
Ship number/location: Ship 101, Stratford, CT
Formal uniform type: Crackerjacks, blues in the winter and whites in the
summer Worn East Coast style with royal (admiralty blue) neckerchief (what is
Work uniform: White T-shirt with silk screened Ship's name on front and
Ship's logo on back, under chambray shirt when it gets cooler, with optional
blue ball cap, any trousers or shorts with pockets that can carry a knife and
a safe boating certificate, deck shoes/sneakers. We view work uniforms as
work uniforms and not a substitute for a dress uniform. No patches on work
Program strength: Doing just fine thank you, strengthening.
Ship type: This is obsolete, old "Explorer" terminology. We are a 1208 Ship.
Comments: Very happy with our uniforms. The public sees us, recognizes us,
and can support us. Polo shirts and khakis would make us invisible. Also we
find it to be a great way to measure commitment early in the game. The ones
who don't want the world to know they are Sea Scouts are seldom really
committed to the program and disappear quickly unless you are running a
roaring social program. We are running an educational program.
Darned if I don't detect an agenda in the "statistical" analysis, but
Sea Scout Ship 101 Viking
"We Sail To The Ends Of The Earth." (or the edges of the chart whichever comes