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To: centurion316
The reason that homosexual acts were an offense punishable by death in the Royal Navy was to protect young sailors ...

I thought the Royal Navy was supposed to be all about "rum, sodomy, and the lash".

13 posted on 06/24/2013 8:37:46 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: wideminded

It was Rum, Buggery, and the Lash. But, the Buggery part was frowned upon and punished severely when discovered.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 4:51:52 AM PDT by centurion316
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