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Malcolm Lewis
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    Sam,
    I have a note about launching ships which reads”Wine bottle broken on bows, first recorded in 1802 but practice considered old by that time (MM Vol 70 1984 page 129)”.
    I have not traced it but may be of assistance
    Hope it helps
    Maslcolm