The term “posh” conjures up images of glamour, high class, and fancy accommodations. Clothes, hotels, and even accents can be posh. Most believe that the
Aboard at a ship’s helm, A young steersman steering with care. Through fog on a sea-coast dolefully ringing, An ocean bell-O a warning bell, rock’d
Author Peter Jeans has put together a compilation of various stories, myths, legends, customs, and superstitions related to the sea and the sailing profession. This
As with many people and professions, there exist idealistic descriptions of Heaven. Fiddler’s Green is a veritable paradise for sailors with lots of free-flowing booze
Essential Questions: Why is it called “Christmas Island” and why is there more than one? Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) Approx. 1,550 kilometres (960 mi) northwest
Caveat: I am not a Boatswain’s Mate. Some of the information may be incorrect, apocryphal, or vary depending on the country’s navy or sea service.