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  • Sting: Naval Story 5 (Part 2 of 2)

    Naval Story 5

     

    The second boy on a charge is Cadet Jackson (Bob Stone) This particular Boy seaman had been breaking one rule after another, with one foolish incident nearly causing loss of life during a boat drill.

     

    He needed bringing up sharply if he was to ever make the grade He too is sentenced to kiss the gunners daughter and soon found himself bent over the end of the vaulting horse.

     

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  • Sting: Naval Story (Part 1 of 2)

    Naval Story 5

    Discipline is always well maintained at T.S Morsus with the view of preparing and training boy Seamen for future service. After sea trials two lads had got themselves in to deep trouble. In both their cases the Captain was going to have to take some direct and severe action.

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    The first lad, Boy Seaman Verney (Leonardo King) had seen fit to stab one of his shipmates with a work knife. He had not been able to control his temper but luckily for him the other cadet was not to seriously injured. The Captain had allowed the incident to be kept off record but cited a similar case from 1813 when a certain Boy Seaman Woods had be ordered 60 lashes ‘on his bare posteriors’ for stabbing another boy seaman.

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    In this case the gym horse would suffice as the gun and Boy Seaman Verney would kiss the gunners daughter to receive his punishment.

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