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redcoatlady: “ Illustrations from book “Nelson’s Officers and Midshipmen” (Osprey’s lobsterWarrior

Discipline and Punishment-When things went wrong the Captain had a range of punishments at his disposal. He awarded anything from 12 to 36 lashes for offences like drunkenness, insolence or neglect of duty. This punishment was carried out by the Boatswain’s Mates, offenders being brought to Quarter Deck in front of the ship’s company, stripped to the waist and tied to a wooden grating. A seaman caught thieving was made to run the gauntlet past fellow crewmen who beat him with knotted rope…

Discipline in the Royal Navy of Nelson’s time is often seen as a harsh and unbending code of ‘starting’, flogging and hanging. But to take punishment out of the context of the tim…

Boat Action.  A Steve Noon painting.  Steve obviously uses photos of himself for reference.   Which is why four of the sailors have the same face!

A Steve Noon painting. Which is why four of the sailors have his face!

British Royal Marines on the Royal Sovereign

British Royal Marines on the forecastle of HMS Royal Sovereign at Trafalgar- by Christa Hook

The poop deck of HMS Vanguard at the battle of the Nile, August 1798

The poop deck of HMS Vanguard at the battle of the Nile, August 1798

Geoff Hunt Print - “Under Fire Off Manhatten" From Geoff Hunt's spectacular series of prints depicting dramatic naval actions associated with the War of Independence and the War of 1812. -- on ScrimshawGallery.com #GeoffHunt #Nelson #Navy

Geoff Hunt - Under Fire Off Manhatten

Action on the lower gun deck of a British ship of the line- by Steve Noon

Favourite Nap Pic - Page 265 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

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Boarders away! Favourite Nap Pic - Page 265 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

"The Powder Monkey," by Robert Sticker.

The Powder Monkey. Russell Jinishian Gallery, Inc.

This pin shows a group of sailors firing a cannon out of the gun-port on board one of the fighting vessels of the day.

British Royal Navy : Sailors and officers laying a gun before firing into the…

Fucilieri sulla nave "Redoutable" alla battaglia di Trafalgar, by Steve Noon

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