Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line Certificate Aboard USS Huntington

Image of Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line certificate aboard USS Huntington.

Image of Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line Order No. 1 certificate aboard USS Huntington.

Imperium Neptuni Regis

From: H.R.H. Neptunus Rex, Ruler of the Raging Main
To: Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Huntington (C.L. 107)
Captain Arleigh Burke, US Navy
Subject: Order No. 1

Greetings: - Hear ye, as ye enter my Royal
Domain, in Latitude 00 degrees 00' 00" and Longitude 44 degrees 33' E.
ye shall have your ship in readiness for a rigid inspection by me
and my Royal Escort

This ye shall communicate to all infections of the
land under your command, To Wit: all tadpoles, sealawyers,
deck masseurs, pollywogs, liberty hounds and last but not least,
gedunk snuffer. Hear ye: - be ye warned none shall dare gaze
upon, nor flirt with my beautiful Queen, nor shall ye attempt
to seduce my Gorgeous Daughter from my Royal House-
hold, nor shall ye anger my Royal Baby, for ye shall have
caused my Royal displeasure.

Neptunus Rex
Ruler of the Raging Main

Image of Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line Order No. 2 certificate aboard USS Huntington.

Image of Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line Order No. 2 certificate aboard USS Huntington.

Imperium Neptuni Regis

From: H.R.H. Neptunus Rex, Ruler of the Raging Main
To: Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Huntington (C.L.107)
Captain Arleigh Burke, U.S. Navy
Subject: Order No. 2

Make all necessary preparations to recieve
myself and my Royal Escort on board Sept. 30, 1948,
at 0830 in Latitude 00 degree 00' 00" and Longitude 44 degrees 33' E.

Neptunus Rex
Ruler of the Raging Main