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Daily Rum Rations: A Royal Navy Tradition For 315 Years

Posted on: February 8, 2010

…it might come as a surprise to learn that the Royal Navy was issuing daily rum rations to all enlisted men (even those in nuclear submarines) until 1970.

That is until Black Tot Day, the final rum ration was replaced “ by 3 cans of daily beer, instead¦¦

Source:
http://www.webhistoryofengland.com/?p=677

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