Note: Second Dogwatch: Last Dogwatch.

By John Harland, published August 1997

Abstract

The tradition of choosing to call the second dog-watch the ‘last dog-watch’ is explored, and the sources of the useage listed. The origins of the expression itself are also examined.

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Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

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