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Well I supopose it means that there will be a lot less "practise" stearing in an evasive and erratic manner. ;)

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Brian

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Lol, I thought our Navy also had a vending machine that dispensed alcohol, did they ban these too? :)

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MP's? Do you mean Members of Parliment? They don't drink, they're all on drugs.

Brian

LMAO This one has me in tears. Love this reply.

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The "incident" happened on a small auxiliary coastal vessel mostly manned by reservists... This will definitely NOT improve relations between the reserve and full time sailors! :unsure:

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Shades of Josephus Daniels, US Secretary of the Navy, who banned alcohol on USN ships in the early 20th century.

We finally repealed Prohibition ashore, but not on board.

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Frank - I nearly didn't post this - but, it seemed so funny. However, as you say, the Regulars won't be happy. Mervyn

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To misquote Churchill without the rum they will be limited to the lash and sodomy.

Paul

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I wish our ships would allow its return. We never brought it back in the US after Prohibition was reversed.

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To misquote Churchill without the rum they will be limited to the lash and sodomy.

Paul

That's why I joined the air force... :whistle:

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Was it the sodomy or the lash that attracted you, Frank? Or am I misunderstanding again? Sorry, Human not my first language is. :cheeky:

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But, yes, this will be a blow to the regulars in the newly re-named, re-uniformed Royal Canadian Navy. And it comes on top of the decision several years ago to make the daily toasts politically correct! No more 'wives and sweethearts'. :(

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