The following article was published in the Professional Skipper and has been reproduced here as I have it on good authority that the content is ‘Kosher’. Thanks also to Professional Skipper and an unamed Leading Signalman.
This is what happens when young sailors, alcohol, adventure and a little initiative takes charge in a foreign port. If it is not brass guns, 10inch signal projectors, ships trophies or other attractive articles it might just be Nelson’s Ensign.
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