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Alcohol in the Royal Navy?

You might recall that on 2nd August I blogged about Black Tot Day that took place on 31st July 1970. The last day of the issue of rum to members of the Royal Navy.¬† All members having reached the age … Continue reading

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31st July 1970 Black Tot Day

July 31 st 1970 ended a tradition that had last over 300 years. The issue of a tot of rum was a daily ration to the all serving members once having reached the age of twenty. The familiar sound each … Continue reading

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