David J

WWII Naval slang

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Thought this would be interesting and since Nautilus uses them I think so would the other less detailed inclined US Belles would do so too. So that we won't get lost I posted them. 

Pacific War WW2 US Navy Terms US Navy Slang Wikitionary US Navy Slang PDF

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Very interesting thread. Alas, I'd be more interested in Royal Navy slang. And german naval slang I could only find in german.

Here, here and here.

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Here's some of the Royal Navy's Jack Speak:

https://owlcation.com/humanities/JackSpeak---The-Language-of-the-Royal-Navy-

http://www.hmscarysfort.co.uk/MessageBoard/Naval Expressions.htm

Be warned, it's naval slang therefore some is offensive

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