Monday, June 06, 2011

going deep six

Never let it be said that Willie ever wasted alcohol. Here we see him diving overboard to rescue a bottle of booze. Not only is the act of diving overboard a hassle but he stands to be beaten for it - the term "introduced to the gunner's daughter" means:
The British naval tradition of bending a sailor over a ship's gun to be lashed with a cat o' nine tails