⚓Nauti Bits Son of a Gun

SON OF A GUN Sailors’ wives and “special friends” were often permitted on board Royal Navy vessels in the early 19th century and frequently went on long voyages.  Pregnant women were assigned the only space available to give birth, between the cannons on the gun deck!  Spectacularly uncomfortable, but at least Read more…

⚓Nauti Bits Son of a Gun

SON OF A GUN Sailors’ wives and “special friends” were often permitted on board Royal Navy vessels in the early 19th century and frequently went on long voyages.  Pregnant women were assigned the only space available to give birth, between the cannons on the gun deck!  Spectacularly uncomfortable, but at least Read more…