By Bret McCabe. Seth LeJacq didn't set out to write a detailed history of sodomy prosecutions in Britain's Royal Navy from to Initially, the doctoral candidate in the School of Medicine's Department of the History of Medicine wanted to know what everyday medical care was like for common people in the 17th through 19th centuries.
By Richard Littlejohn for the Daily Mail. Even the Admiralty is in on the act, as I discovered when the Navy announced plans to introduce a burka-style uniform to attract more female Muslim recruits. Probably an entertainer third.
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The military's controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy could soon be repealed. But the deal to reverse the law may fall short of the votes it needs to pass. The U.
A Falklands veteran who says he was forced out of the Royal Navy because of his sexuality is planning to sue the Ministry of Defence MoD to have his medals returned to him. However, he was court-martialled in and found guilty of being in bed with another sailor, which the service said was prejudicial to good order and naval discipline. The judgment brought an end to his year naval career, during which he served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland and the Middle East.
Thursday 03 October UK News feed. The Royal Navy would not be able to man the fleet if it sacked all the sailors who had homosexual experiences, according to files released today to the Public Record Office. Senior naval officers were thrown into a panic over the danger to security after several homosexual scandals involving naval ratings and officers emerged in the s.
Other officers may deny that they have heard of them, but I know these vices to be common, and generally unknown only because uninvestigated or undiscovered Bureau of Medicine and Surgery,p I might add that the matter has already been definitively settled with the publication of B. Certainly homosexuality was present at sea.
Is it true the ships had "peg boys"? One often hears references to rampant buggery among sailors in the glory days of the Royal Navy. Bligh, Chicago.
A Falklands veteran is suing the Ministry of Defence to have his medals returned. A former sailor who served in the Falklands has announced that he is suing the Ministry of Defence in order to have his medals returned. His dismissal saw the end of an year naval career, during which time he served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East. The year-old was court-martialled inand found guilty of being in bed with another sailor - a charge he has always denied.