Title: Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy. First Edition in dustjacket
Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1984, ISBN:0920852386 1984
ISBN Number: 0920852386 / 9780920852385
Seller ID: 15385
ARBUCKLE, Lt.(N) Graeme. Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1984). First Edition Pp (4),179,(1). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth.
1. Naval Ceremonial;
2. Naval Ceremonies;
3. Miscellaneous Naval Customs;
4. The Wardroom;
5. Naval Uniforms;
6. Badges and Insignia.
Foreword by Admiral J.C. Wood.
A very useful & detailed reference.
Topics include salutes, flags & pennants,signalling, the ship's bell, colours, the tattoo, half-masting, launching, reviews, crossing the Line, the naval gun, grog, decorations & medals, the dead horse ceremony, the lucky coin, wardroom dining (including the passing of the port) and the naval sword.
Vg in vg dj. 45.00