| The Seaman badge of merit was discontinued in 1911. (See discontinued merit badges.)|
For the currently active merit badges, see Motorboating and Small-Boat Sailing.
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Badge of Merit
|Renamed to:||Seamanship merit badge|
The Seaman badge was one of the original 14 "Badges of Merit" issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1910 in the temporary "Original edition" of the BSA Handbook.
In 1911, it was renamed to Seamanship merit badge.
Seaman badge requirements