Original 644 PCs

THE STORY AND ORIGINAL LIST ARE FROM A NAVY TIMES ARTICLE IN 1960

THE NAVY PUBLISHED THE LIST OF THE 644 ENLISTED MEN WHO WERE SELECTED FOR THE NEW POSTAL CLERK RATING THE LIST SHOWS MOST OF THE MEN TRANSFERING TO THE NEW RATE WERE TELEMAN, RADIOMAN, AND YEOMAN. A HANDFUL MORE SWITCHED OVER FROM BOATSWAIN’S MATE, Q2UARTERMASTER AND DRAFTMAN. THERE WAS A MACHINIST MATE, A SHIPFITTER, AN A AVIATION BOATSWAIN’S MATE. A MACHINERY REPAIRMAN, A DISBURSING CLERK, A SHIPS SERVICEMAN, A PERSONEL MAN AND A AVIATION MACHINIST MATE. THE POSTAL CLERKS WILL PUT ON THEIR RATING BADGES NOVEMBER 30, 1960. THE IDENTIFYING MARK FOR THE RATE IS A POSTAL CANCELATION MARK/