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Shellback Initiation – A Navy Tradition

Item: T: So that’s a- that’s where you crossing- you ride the ship til you’re crossing the equator. Q: Uh-huh. T:  So once you cross the equator you see King Neptune, you have to do the ceremony to become a shellback.  Once you become a shellback, next time, when you cross the equator with the […]