Take a Step Back in Time

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There is evidence to suggest that Georgian sailors of the British navy were fed on ample meat and ale, as well as insect-infected biscuits. The sailors who didn’t volunteer would be kidnapped from bars by press gangs. These drunkards would then be trained as a defender of the Empire.

There is evidence to suggest that Georgian sailors of the British navy were fed on ample meat and ale, as well as insect-infected biscuits. The sailors who didn’t volunteer would be kidnapped from bars by press gangs. These drunkards would then be trained as a defender of the Empire.

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