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Lot 106008

Nelson's Blood The Story Of Naval Rum Captain James Pack

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Nelson's Blood - The Story of Naval Rum, by Captain James Pack OBE RN. This was first published in 1983 and this edition was published in 1995 by Alan Sutton Publishing Limited. This edition includes a foreword by Admiral of The Fleet the Lord Lewin.

Chapters include:

Old Grogam (1655-1763)
A Question of Beer or Rum (1763-1793)
Grog Alias Nelson's Blood (1793-1824)
There Shall be Allowed Half a Gill of Spirit (1824-1850)
The Halcyon Years of Grog (1850-1918)
The End of a Tradition (1918-1970)
The American Connection
The Daily Ritual
Rum Ruses
The Purchase of Rum by the Royal Navy 1888
Beer in the Royal Navy
The Cooper and His Art
Dutch and French Navies

This Nelson's Blood sold at our online auction for £7


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