The line-crossing ceremony is an initiation rite that commemorates a person’s first crossing of . Shellback certificate awarded to Charles Cameron, aboard USS Utah (BB), commemorating his first crossing of the Equator, December 1, the achievements. But they are official, and they’ll have a place of honor on your wall alongside your. Shellback certificate and all the others. OCTOBER 3 Dec Captain Arleigh Burke’s Crossing the Line Certificate Aboard USS Huntington . Image of shellback certificate for Lieutenant Arleigh Burke.

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Wogs then returned to the forecastlewhere they were hosed sehllback by firehose and then allowed to kiss, in turn, the belly of the sea-baby, the foot of the sea-hag, and the ring of King Neptuneeach personified by shellbacks. Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel.

This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: Another rare status is the Golden Shellbacka person who has crossed the Equator at the th meridian International Date Line. Don’t Shoot the Albatross!: The crossing shellbxck fairly typical, as it was not realized to be the last one.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Bellaconda “crossed the line,” and there was the usual horseplay among the sailors when Father Neptune came aboard to hold court. Kent, Washington, United States.

Crossing the LineBurke, Arleigh Albert. The first “griffin” was Charles Darwinwho noted in his diary how he “was then placed on a plank, which could be easily tilted up into a large bath of water.

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Arleigh Burke George W. Select a valid country. British Letter of Marque – A videotape of the ceremony was obtained by the Nine Network and aired on Australian television. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery Delivery: Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.

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Naval History and Heritage Command. In more than one instance, sailors were reported to have been killed while participating in a line-crossing ceremony. G Rear Admiral William J. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. See the seller’s listing for full details.

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