Note: A-Cock-Bill

By H S Vaughan, published April 1912

Abstract

Vaughan provides two examples of where Royal Navy vessels a-cock-billed their yards as an act of respect at two state funerals. The funeral of Dom Carlos, King of Portugal, was probably the last time the Royal Navy performed this function.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies

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