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Prompt was: Cross

This was the Crossing the Equator ceremony that is still very much a part of maritime tradition.

Baptism on the line, also called equatorial baptism, is an alternative initiation ritual sometimes performed as a ship crosses the Equator, involving water baptism of passengers or crew who have never crossed the Equator before.[8] The ceremony is sometimes explained as being an initiation into the court of King Neptune. (Wikipedia)



The gentleman in the foreground was a tablemate of ours. He was a mess afterwards.
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