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Equator crossing certificate
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The line-crossing ceremony is an initiation rite in various navies that commemorates a sailor's first crossing of the Equator. Once the ceremony is complete, a Pollywog receives a certificate declaring his new status. Another rare status is the. With this traditional equator crossing certificate (shellback certificate) you can give yourself and your crew a memory for life of your crossing of equator and the . 9 Oct The equator crossing ceremony is a tradition very seafarer Normally, it is at dinner that the highly esteemed “Equator Crossing Certificate” is.
certificate of equator crossing. This was the certificate I received for crossing the equator on April 11, aboard the SS Cape Victory. The 'salty' sailors who. Shellback Certificate (Traditional Version) Celebrates crossing the Equator. Also see Golden Shellback title for crossing at the International Date Line and. 23 Oct Shellback certificate awarded to Charles Cameron, aboard USS Utah (BB), commemorating his first crossing of the equator, December 1.
23 Jul Then we had a party where the captain passed out certificates, and that was that. This document ensures I will never have to go through an. Equator-crossing ceremonies, typically featuring King Neptune, are also sometimes Shellbacks unable to prove their initiation by producing their certificate are. Crossing the Equator Certificate, published by Wittusen & Jensen AS, circa It was issued to passengers on the MS Nelly for crossing the equator on 3 June. I crossed the equator while I was sailing on a container vessel as a Cadet in 1. That day I was also given a certificate which I cannot find now, but looks. 27 Sep Crossing of the Equator at the Greenwich Meridian. Frozen Stiff Plank owner certificate issued to crew of USS Nautilus (SSN) on 17 Jan.