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31st July 1970 - a black day for the lower deck

Old sailors may wish to avert their eyes, or skip over this very sad page. 

it records the end of an era, the breaking of a long tradition - the end of the tot.


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The Queen, God Bless her

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"Up Spirits"

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Jimmy mixes the grog

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Mourning spectators (except the officers!)

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Half a gill of Nelson's Blood

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last tots

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..and Jimmy ditched the Queen's!!

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Burial at sea for a rum fanny

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Jimmy & the Cox'n - all the rest are mourners!

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Last but not least, a stoker off watch.

 

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