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    Default Nautical related Taverns.

    While visiting the South Coast Rob and I noticed the lovely variety of Inn Signs!
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    In Norfolk we have more than one tavern named after a famous local sailor.
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    My contribution is

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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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    Here is the sign from the pub in my village. It depicts a ship sailing off the end of the world.

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    We also have one in Notts, about three miles from where we live.

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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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    Another one in Wareham

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    Here is my follow up from our neck of the woods in Central Nottingham.

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    Born in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, he was the son and heir of John Borlase Warren of Stapleford and Little Marlow. He entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1769, but in 1771 entered the navy as an able seaman. In 1774 he became member of Parliament for Great Marlow; and in 1775 he was created a baronet, the baronetcy held by his ancestors, the Borlases, having become extinct in 1689.

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    Sir John Borlase Warren.

    On the 12th of Dec. 1780 he married Caroline daughter of Lt.-Gen. Sir John Clavering. She died in 1839.

    His career as a seaman really began in 1777, and two years later he obtained command of a ship. In April 1794, as Commodore of the frigate squadron off the north west French coast assisting in the blockade of Brest, Warren and his squadron captured a number of French frigates. In 1795, he commanded one of the two squadrons carrying troops for the Quiberon expedition and in 1796 his frigate squadron off Brest is said to have captured or destroyed 220 vessels. In October 1798, a French fleet — carrying 5,000 men — sailed from Brest intending to invade Ireland. The plan was frustrated in no small part due to the squadron under his command during the Action of 12 October 1798.


    In 1802, he was sworn of the Privy Council and sent to St. Petersburg as ambassador extraordinary, but he did not forsake the sea. In 1806 he captured a large French warship, the Marengo, at the Action of 13 March 1806. He was commander-in-chief on the North American Station from 1807 to 1810. He became an admiral in 1810, and was commander-in-chief on this Station again from 1813 to 1814. While in Halifax he determined the late commander John Shortland's dog had been stolen from London and brought to Halifax. He had the dog returned to London to Shortland's widow. During the British invasion of Maryland in 1814, he led a detail of British troops that occupied Havre de Grace and set fire to much of the town, including the home of Commodore John Rodgers. He died on 27 February 1822. His two sons predeceased him. His daughter and heiress, Frances Maria (1784–1837), married George Venables-Vernon, 4th Baron Vernon. Their son was George Venables-Vernon, 5th Baron Vernon.

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    Memorial to Sir John Borlase Warren, 1st Baronet, in St. Mary's Church, Attenborough


    There is a monument to him in St. Mary's Church, Attenborough in Nottinghamshire. A popular figure in the area of his birth, there are a number of pubs named after him in Nottingham and nearby towns.



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    Galway Bay Irish Pub is our favorite stop in Ocean Shores

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    Then there is the Salty Dawg Saloon on the Homer Alaska Spit

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    Thanks for that contribution Vol. Eileen is hoping to engender a few more responses from other members around the globe. So come on shipmates, lets see your local watering holes which have a smattering of Nautical connection attatched to them.
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    O.K. then here is another I have found in Notts.

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    Came across this rather unusual one today.

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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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    how about this one:

    "the Shipwright's Arms", a pub in Oare, near Faversham, Kent

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    inside this pub:

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    pub sinking:

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    cheers,
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    and this one:

    "The Three Mariners", also in Oare, near Faversham, Kent

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    cheers,
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    This a local watering hole here in Bellingham called The Waterfront. It has received some notoriety as a place that has served notorious serial killers that have passed through town.

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    This is a historical image of the place the waterfront is located currently. This image is of what was called Citizens Dock.

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    This one is not Seafaring but is definitely as close to the water as can be. It is part of Bristol dockside, near Weshback where the goods were off-loaded from the Welsh ships.

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    Here is another of the Admiral Rodney pubs from Nottingham.


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    Rob.
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    I know we started with Taverns but it appears we have drifted into Inns and Hotels, so.......

    In Anchorage Alaska

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    Restaurants there include The Crow's Nest & The Whales Tail

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    Here is my last Admiral Rodney in Notts as far as I know.

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    Rob.
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    The Nova Scotia named after a sailing ship, is also the place where we had our Wedding reception (many years ago!)

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    OK, so it seems hotels are also allowed in this thread, so here goes:

    the SS Rotterdam, the former flaggship of the "Holland-Amerika Lijn", is now beautifully restored to her former glory and has become a rather famous (to say the least) hotel in Rotterdam harbour. A must to see when visiting Rotterdam or a place nearby (e.g. The Hague ). Guided tours include the engine room !

    the ship in full glory once again:
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    the dining room (club room) restored to her old glory:
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    cheers,
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    Very strange how some pubs in England have mysteriously upgraded themselves to hotels Guus.
    The Nova was definitely a pub with a reception room over it when I had my Stag night there.
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    If we add Hotels and Hostels I can add a relevant one.

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    af Chapman Hostel, Stockholm.

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    Ohhh, a beauty
    cheers,
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    Here is another Admiral Rodney at Berrow Green.

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    The Llandoger Trow is one of the oldest Inns in Bristol, with a lot of history and is reputed to be the Admiral Benbow Inn of Treasure Island fame.

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    Another one from Nottingham.



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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 one from Sutton upon Trent.



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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 is the original Admiral Rodney sign from Southwell as I knew it as a youngster.
    Can you spot the two obvious mistakes? One is easier to see than the other!

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    Comparing it with the one in post 25 may help.
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    This pub in Great Yarmouth is named after the famous Short Blue fishing fleet (the largest in the world at the time) that moved from Barking to Gorleston in the 19th Century.

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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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    for today we have........ yet another Anchor inn.
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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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    Today's theme is.......


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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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    Another seafarer from an earlier age.


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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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    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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    Today I give you.

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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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    Bit of a change of theme today shipmates.
    Are there non of you with any sea related pubs anywhere else in the world that you could contribute to this archive?
    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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    Here is a new one for today.

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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 must be one of thousands of pubs named after a lifeboat.

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    Thanks for adding to the thread Dave.
    Mine for today is......a fairly modern one!

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    Rob.
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    Another sign you don't want to mess with.

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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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    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 Sheringham we have The Lobster.
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    Another of our favourite sons of the sea. Admiral Hawke.

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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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    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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    For today........

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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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    Conversation between Inkeeper and Horatio Nelson:

    Inkeeper: "Would you be offended if I renamed my inn 'The Nelson Arms'?"

    Nelson: "That would be absurd, as I only have the one."

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    At Lowestoft there is the Hearts of Oak.

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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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    There is a inn in Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk with the same name.

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