A request - Blue Nose Certificate

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  1. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Facebook Request chaps - anyone able to scan and upload a copy of their circa 1950's Blue Nose Certificate?

    Bear in mind it's quarterdeck, not Lil's.


    Attached Files:

  2. Proclamation
    All Seamen, Wherever Ye May Be, Greetings: Know All Be by these Presents that ___________ did on _________ appear in the Northernmost Reaches of my realm embarked in HMS_________ in latitude 66º 33’ N and in longitude _____ bound for Dark and Frosty Wastes of The Land of the Midnight Sun and did with My Royal Permission enter this Dread Region by crossing The Arctic Circle by virtue whereof. I Neptunus Rex Ruler of the Raging Main do hereby declare him to be a loyal and trusty Bluenose and do call upon all Icebergs, Polar Bears, Whales, Norwhals, Sealions and other Creatures of the Frigid North, to show him due deference and respect. Disobey under pain of My Royal Displeasure.
    Neptunus Rex
    Ruler of the Raging Main

    Queen of his Majesty’s Northern

    There are several variations, try Google and see if you recognise it.
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  3. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    There are plenty of examples in "Google Images", although many are USN...
  4. This is one of mine, as has been stated, they were/are locally made so it varies from unit to unit
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  5. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Bluenose Cert 1967

    Seaweed is not to be left out:

    Bluenose cert.jpg

    I have a vague feeling Bernards the tailors supplied these.
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  6. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Many thanks chaps, top effort!
  7. Here is mine from HMS Eagle

  8. Bluenose.jpg

    I also have a brown nose certificate from my last job

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