Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Boot, Safety, Black
Black plain steel (safety) toe smooth all leather high-top safety boot with oil resistant rubber outsoles and speed-lace eyelet closures.
Black plain steel (safety) toe rough-side-out leather high-top safety boot with oil resistant rubber outsoles and speed-lace eyelet closures.
Smooth leather (8-inch or 9-inch) boots will be blackened and buffed. The optional 9-inch rough-side-out leather safety boot (steel toed) is authorized for wearing afloat at the discretion of the commanding officer and ashore. This optional rough-side-out boot will not require polishing but must be cleaned and maintained to present a well-kept manner.
Lace shoes from inside out through all eyelids and tie. Bootlaces will be tucked in a manner to present a well-kept appearance.