Rigging sets.

Alfacharlie

War Hero
Maybe not the correct place to post this. But, to be honest, I couldn’t give two shits.
Do dabbers still wear rigging sets? Just been to my folks to clear the loft out(before they relocate to Spain), and found my set! Leather, 2 knives and spike. Which the killick spek made me.
Same as them light blue shirts we wore in the tropics. Can’t remember the name. I think the laundry blokes do them.

Only because I was watching that Duncan doc, and I didn’t see any.

Weapons free, if you wanna.
 

fishhead

War Hero
I never saw a dabber on boats with a rigging set, I didn't think they were allowed sharp implements ;)
I was Scratcher and casing party so wore one at Harbour Stations but not at any other time so maybe the oily half of the crew were elsewhere on those occasions. When you're working with cordage it sometimes helps to be able to cut something free.
 

redmonkey

Lantern Swinger
Book Reviewer
The buffer on my unit wears his to sit at his desk.
One of the dabbers on my last ship enjoyed leather working and used to make the sets up.
 

crash_evans

War Hero
I had and still have mine. Hand made, was handed down to me by an ex Killick Taz from the Falklands.


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