Shellbacks sons of Neptune by Henley E. Combs

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Published by Pageant Press in New York .

Written in English

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Other titlesSons of Neptune.
StatementHenley E. Combs. Illustrated by Dave Lyons.
LC ClassificationsGR910 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination[44] p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6096486M
LC Control Number51014894

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The tradition may have originated with ceremonies when passing headlands, and become a "folly" sanctioned as a boost to morale, or have been created as a test for seasoned sailors to ensure their new shipmates were capable of handling long rough times at sea. Shellback Certificate. Celebrates crossing the Equator.

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For instance, those who cross the degree Prime Meridian and the Equator at the same time become Golden Shellbacks. And inthe submarine USS Capitaine (AGSS) topped nearly everybody by crossing the intersection of the two lines underwater. The Navy is chock full of myth and tradition, and what happens at sea even affects our language.

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(44 pgs). Illustrated throughout with humorous cartoons depicting a crossing the equator ceremony. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities.

Bound in cloth boards with titles present to the spine and front board. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of End date:   The Shellback Ceremony – “what happens?” One can even find photos and videos on Facebook pages kept by various ships (such as CVN (Carl Vinson): Welcome New Shellbacks).But, keeping in mind that each ship does things differently (US Navy & Coast Guard ships – no one becomes a Shellback on an Army Ship, and civilian ships [such as cruise ships] do things their own way as well).

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Although crossing the equator may seem like a routine event for any modern-day naval vessel, navies have celebrated the time-honored tradition for centuries. Back in the days of wooden ships, Crossing the Line ceremonies were designed to test young Sailors on their first cruise out in the open sea.

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Ltd.The "line" is the equator. And If you've crossed it, and gone through the initiation, then you are a Trusty Shellback. If you haven't, then you are a lowly, slimy pollywog. Exactly how a pollywog becomes a Shellback differs from ship to ship.

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In other words, they transitioned from Wogs to Shellbacks. "I had a blast!" said Machinery Repairman 3rd Class Veronica Cooley, who participated in a Crossing the Line ceremony last fall.

Capt. Robert FitzRoy, describes best the value of the Crossing the Line ceremony in his book, Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's.Define shellbacks. shellbacks synonyms, shellbacks pronunciation, shellbacks translation, English dictionary definition of shellbacks.

n. 1. A sailor who has crossed the equator. 2. A veteran sailor. n 1. informal a sailor who has crossed the equator. Compare polliwog2 2. an experienced or.shellbacks definition: Noun 1. plural form of shellback.

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