Quebec Quack Medical officer Queens Rum left over in fanny after tots issued Quick burn Rapidly and slyly smoked cigarette Quiet number Cushy job Quiet run QT On the quiet/unofficial Romeo Rabbits Presents/souvenirs or something acquired on the QT Rabbit job Some work done on the side Racing snake Skinny person Rattle, in the Up on a disciplinary charge Red devil Pussers bike Red grenade McEwans Export tin of beer Red lead Tinned tomatoes Reggy Navy police Re-scrub Do it again eg Mess Rounds not up to standard Ring piece Anus Ring stinger Hot curry Roof rats Flight-deck gang Rose cottage Venereal disease ward or clinic Rotten VD - see Rose Cottage Roughers Heavy seas Rounds Usually an inspection of living/work spaces etc Royal Sailors name for Royal Marine â€“ usually bootneck Royal Naval School of Dancing Any popular hang out for Jack to observe the local talent eg the Paramount in Guzz in the 60's. Rub/rubber Loan eg Give us a rub of your dhobey dust/fiver 'til next payday etc Rug rat Small child Rum Bosun Person detailed to collect rum for the mess Run ashore Jack having a few beers Sierra Scab lifter Medical rating Scale Standard punishment for an offence Schoolie Instructor Officer Scrambled egg Gold leaf embellishment on senior officers cap Scran Food Scran-bag (1) Where kit found "sculling about" was put Scran-bag (2) Untidy rating eg "he's dressed like a scranbag" Screw Ship's propellor/sex Scribes Rating in Writer branch Scrub round it Never mind, forget it Scummer Southampton native Scurs Sailor with beard Secure Finish work Set Full beard and moustache Seven beller Leave allowed until 1130 next day Seven bells of shit Using excessive force eg he knocked seven bells of shit out of him Sew Sew Ship's tailor (usually Hong Kong Chinese) Shake Wake someone up eg shake your watch relief Shakes list Book containing names of people requesting a shake Shave off! (1) Cry of disgust (2) Order to remove unacceptable facial hair Shit in it Shut up Shit on a Raft Braised kidneys on toast Shitehawk Seagull Shiters Drunk Shoot through Fail to keep appointment or leave run ashore early Shufti Take a look Sin Bosun Padre Singapore ear Ear infection Singers Singapore Sippers More substantial than a wet of rum. Usually given on birthdays. 4 sippers = 1 gulper Skate Idle loafing sod Skin Young looking sailor - usually not yet shaving Skive off Avoid work detail Sky Pilot Padre Slack hammock Badly lashed hammock/punishment for oversleeping Slap in Make a written request eg "I'm going to slap in to see some b*****d about this. Slide Butter (when available) Sling yer hook Go away! (impolite) Slop chit List of responsibilities Slop Room See (Slops) below Slops Clothing, tobacco, mainly cash sales Smidgen A very small quantity (origin - Chatham Dockyard Maties) Snapper Homosexual Snotty Midshipman Sods opera Ship's concert Sparks Radio Operator Spasm chasm Vagina Spithead pheasant Kipper Split-arse mechanic Female Sprog Child or baby. (Old Navy. Allegedly entered in the physicians log as the acronym - SPROG - Sibling Produced Recoil of Gun - when the gun was used to assist childbirth). Square rig Junior ratings uniform Squeegie Implement with a rubber strip on the end of a broom handle to clear water Squeeze up Experience VD Squid Ahead throwing anti-submarine mortar SRD Maltese dark rum almost as good as Pussers Stand easy NAAFI/Tea break Station Card Card given to gangway staff prior to going ashore Stamps Of no important status Stand to Prepare for action Sticky greens Drinks bought for bar girls Stonker Erection Straight rush Roast meat and vegetables Stroll on! An expression of incredulity Sub Stand in for duty Suck back Change your mind or Uckers ploy/move Submariners Dhobi Dust Talcum powder Swain Coxswain â€“ senior rate of a small warship Sweating neaters Very anxious state Tango Tailor-made Manufactured cigarette as opposed to hand-rolled Tanky Rating responsible for liquid eg fresh water/fuel Tea and stickies Friendly non alcoholic hospitality Tiddley Smart Tiger tops Favourite drink - Fleet Canteen Singapore That is all Phrase to end a pipe that starts D'ye hear there Thickers Condensed milk Thousand miler Casual shirt/top worn for a long time Three badge AB Able Seaman with three Good Conduct Badges Three badge FA Alternative to above (work it out) Tickler Navy issue cigarette tobacco Tiddley Smart, as in â€œtiddley suitâ€ No 1 uniform Tiffy Artificer Tilley Dockyard utility vehicle Tinned fishes Sardines Toggle and two Male genitalia Tombola Bingo - Navy style Toothwright Dentist Torpoint chicken (Built like) ie all prick and toenails Townie Shipmate with the same home town Tram smash Bacon and tinned tomato Trap/trapping Ashore, out looking for women Trick cyclist Pyschiatrist Truck Wooden cap on top of a mast - see Button Turn in Go to bed Turn to Start work Twelve Continuous service engagement of 12 years Two six, heave Words spoken prior to a co-ordinated lift etc Two's up Reserving position eg "two's up with that book"