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In 2016 the US Navy issued new, more liberal policies on sailor tattoos, allowing Sailors to have tattoos below the knee and on the forearms and hands, as well as allowing tattoos up to one inch by one inch on the neck including behind the ear.
Additionally, Sailors with visible tattoos will be eligible for recruiting duty or duty leading Sailors at boot camp.
Sailor Jerry's work typified this style of tattooing during the early-mid twentieth century.
After falling out of style for several decades, these stylized tattoos are regaining popularity again among young people, both sailors and non-sailors.
Ironically, the popularity of his tattoos resulted in publicity that nearly ruined Collins.
Government scrutiny made him temporarily quit tattooing in the 1950s, after nearly 20 years of doing it.
Tattoos developed in the underclass of mariner culture; in time, they grew in popularity in the port districts frequented by those sailors.
Norman Collins, better known as Sailor Jerry, was a prolific tattoo artist for sailors.It is believed that tattooing on European sailors originated with Captain James Cook's crew after he arrived in the Pacific.Sailor tattoos eventually became one of the attributes that identified a sailor.Throughout history sailors were a very superstitious group and believed that certain symbols and talismans would help them in when facing certain events in life.They thought that those symbols would attract good luck or bad luck in the worst of the cases.
Sailor tattoos differentiated from these terrestrial tattoos as sailors continued to design new mariner motifs of their own, creating a distinct tattooing culture among sailors.