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Captain Arleigh Burke's Crossing the Line 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



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

Published: Tue Dec 02 14:04:21 EST 2014