Stern Lecture

Stern Lecture

The quarterdeck at the stern of the ship was officer’s country.  A sailor didn’t go there unless he had work to do or if he was being disciplined.  A sailor caught in some infraction might be called aft for a Stern Lecture – being balled out by an officer.

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