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A navy personnel's blue uniform.

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An ancient palm held tin whistle used for signalling orders aboard ship, consisting of a flat plate (keel) supporting a bent pipe (gun), terminating with a blow hole (orifice) at a hollow sounding sphere (buoy). Still used in the Navy to pipe dignitaries aboard a ship.


A state's ships of war, their equipment, supply and manning.


The 18 Century Royal Navy purser was allowed to profit by 2 ounces on each pound (16 ounce) of goods he sold to the crew, hence the pursers short pound of 14 ounces.

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