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    Many pubs are closing down these days.

    This tavern is in the Latin quarter of Paris.

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    Apropos of your ale of the day Dave. This is the opposite side of the coin. "The Prospect of Whitby" at Wapping still stands where Execution Dock once adorned the landscape.

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    Rob.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is in Cambridge.
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    There is a similar pub with the same name in Ipswich, which is not surprising because they were both built by the same brewery chain.
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    We should already know the origin of the name of this American Bar from the Ales thread.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is in Ramsgate, Kent.

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    Foy Boats serviced the larger vessels anchored in the downs awaiting favourable wind. They also doubled as lifeboats in pre R.N.L.I days.
    The original Foy Boat Tavern was bombed in 1941 and the preseent building dates from the 1940s.this pub is reputedly referred to as the Channel Packet by Ian Fleming in his book 'GoldFinger'.

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    My Pub for today is.........just resting.

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    Another Parrot.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This tavern is in Coomera, Queensland, Australia.
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    I believe that this was the ship depicted in the sign.

    Morning Star was a brig of 140 tons constructed in Calcutta, India and registered there to the owners Lackersteen & Co. On 2 or 3 July 1814, whilst on its way from Sydney to Batavia was totally wrecked in the Torres Strait. On 30 September 1814 as the ship Eliza was passing Booby Island a white flag was spotted flying on the island. A boat was sent to investigate and found five crew from Morning Star. They stated that on 25 September the master, Robert Smart, with nine other crew left the Island for Timor in the longboat. There is no record of their arrival in Timor. Excluding the party with Smart and the five rescued by Eliza, it appears that twenty-two crew drowned in the wreck of Morning Star.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is in Skipton, North Yorkshire. A narrow boat is really for use on inland waterways rather than the sea.

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    Just starting a run on the jolly Sailors.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    We must include this pub.

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    Where is it? Portsmouth? No, Bordeaux of all places!

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    Excellent Dave.
    Here is one to go with it.

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    Trafalgar in Eindhoven.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This establishment in Bayville, New York is much smarter than its name might suggest.
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    Some more Jolly sailors.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Where do you think these Crab pubs are? Cromer perhaps? I am afraid not. The first is in San Diego, California and the second is in Moscow!

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    Plenty of Jolly Sailors about it would seem.
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    Logical for a pub to have them in its vicinity.

    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Who would go to a pub called 'The Miserable Sailor'?

    This pub in Whitby does not have a very exciting name but it is slightly witty.
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    I'm still jolly.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub in Wakefield is named after Admiral Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan, who defeated the Dutch fleet at the battle of Camperdown on 11th October 1797. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_D...iscount_Duncan
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    Still quite Jolly.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Admiral John MacBride served in the Seven Years War and the American War of Independence. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_M..._Navy_officer)

    This pub in Plymouth is named after him.

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    Another Jolly Roger.


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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is at Sandwich in Kent.

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    Vice Admiral William Fitzwilliam Owen (17 September 1774 – 3 November 1857) is best known for his exploration of the West and East coasts of Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Fitzwilliam_Owen the only picture of him which I could find looks decidedly 'odd', as though his face has been painted unto another body.

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    Lord Nelson in Nottingham.
    Had many a pint in there on the way back from the bowling alley.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub in Portsmouth is named after Sir Francis Drake.

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    Going all poetic now!

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is on Boston Avenue in Runcorn.
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    Did your ale of the day come from here Dave?


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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub in Kentish Town is currently closed. The locals want it to reopen but property developers want to turn it into a block of flats'
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    Robert Mann (c.1748 – 20 September 1813) served in the Royal Navy during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert..._Navy_officer)

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub named after Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis is in Southampton. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Curtis

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    Another Rodney tavern in Alresford very close to where we re-enact the battle of Cheriton.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    From Harlow we have 'The White Admiral'.
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    A spate of Admiral Rodney's at the moment.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub in Potters Bar is named after Admiral Byng. His naval career had a sad ending. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Byng
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    Here is another Rodney from Swadlingcoat.

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    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This pub is in Dover.
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    There were at least three Admiral Harveys. Admiral Henry Harvey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Harvey

    Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliab_Harvey

    and Admiral John Harvey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H...er,_born_1772)

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    Here is a pub to go with today's beer.

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    The Golden Hind in Birmingham.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    A more recent Admiral, from Canvey Island.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J..._Earl_Jellicoe

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    And another old one. at Sandwich.

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    Here is his backstory.

    Vice Admiral William Fitzwilliam Owen (17 September 1774 – 3 November 1857), was a British naval officer and explorer. He is best known for his exploration of the west and east African coasts, discovery of the Seaflower Channel off the coast of Sumatra and for surveying the Canadian Great Lakes.
    The illegitimate son of Captain William Owen he was orphaned at the age of four, however, his father’s friend Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Rich, kept an eye on both William and his elder brother Edward, in 1788 at age 13 he embarked as a midshipman in Rich’s ship, HMS Culloden, and from that time the Royal Navy was his life. Self-willed and boisterous, he had not infrequent difficulties early in his naval career.
    He served at home and on ships in the East Indies. He was commissioned as a lieutenant in 1797. In 1801 he took command of the fireship HMS Nancy. In late 1801 the hired armed cutter King George, under the command of a Mr. Yawkins, served under Nelson at his failed attack on Boulogne. On 25 August Nelson came aboard King George to conduct a reconnaissance of the French fleet. In October Nelson gave Owen command over the King George as well, with secret instructions to launch a burning Nancy at the French fleet. The fire attack did not occur and Nancy was sold in December.
    After the resumption of war with France in 1803, Owen was given command of the 16-gun brig HMS Seaflower, which sailed to the East Indies. There he served under Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Pellew, Commander-in-Chief East Indies.
    He explored the Maldive Islands in 1806, and in the same year discovered the Seaflower Channel, between the islands of Siberut and Sipora off the west coast of Sumatra.
    He fought the Dutch in the East Indies, but in on 28 September 1808 the French frigate Manche captured Seaflower. The French held Owen from 1808 to 1810 in Mauritius, during which time he was promoted to commander. After his release Owen was promoted to post captain in May 1811, before returning to England in 1813.
    From 1815 to 1816, he surveyed the upper Canadian Great Lakes with Lieutenant Henry Wolsey Bayfield, naming an inlet in southern Georgian Bay "Owen's Sound" in honour of his elder brother, Admiral Sir Edward William Campbell Rich Owen. Between 26 October 1815 and 31 May 1816 he was the senior Royal Navy Officer on the Great Lakes.


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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    In Banbury there is the
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    Vice-Admiral Lancelot Holland commanded the British force in the Battle of the Denmark Strait in May 1941. He was killed with all but three of his crew when his flagship H.M.S. Hood blew up whilst fighting against the Bismark. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot_Holland

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    The Admiral Vernon.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    This is the Admiral Hardy in Weymouth.
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    Admiral Sir Charles John Napier KCB GOTE RN (6 March 1786– 6 November 1860) was a British naval officer whose sixty years in the Royal Navy included service in the War of 1812 (with the United States), the Napoleonic Wars, Syrian War and the Crimean War (with the Russians), and a period commanding the Portuguese navy in the Liberal Wars.
    An innovator concerned with the development of iron ships, and an
    advocate of humane reform in the Royal Navy, he was also active in
    politics as a Liberal Member of Parliament and was probably the naval officer most widely known to the public in the early Victorian Era.

    Napier was the second son of an also famous father, Captain Charles Napier, R.N., and grandson of Francis, 6th Lord Napier; he was thus a direct descendant of the great mathematician John Napier. He was born at Merchiston Hall, near Falkirk, on 6 March 1786, and educated at the Royal High School, in Edinburgh, Scotland.


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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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