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What does BuNav stand for?

BuNav stands for Bureau of Navigation (US Navy)

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  • Military and Government

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Adolphus Andrews, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, explained that "the policy of the Navy Department is to restrict the enlistment of colored men to the Messman branch of the Navy," because "men of the colored race, if enlisted in the seaman branch and promoted to the position of petty officers, cannot maintain discipline among the men of the white race over whom they may be placed.