SILVER_FOX said:That said I have noted many a matlot heading into work in cars, on the ferry, etc in No 4's (prev No 8's). Many tend to look reasonably smart but there are always notable exceptions and before anyone asks - yes I do point out the error of their ways.
geoffrey said:Besides, contrary to the grumpy old matelot sniping from the old folks homes on here, I think almost all the ones I see are smart and presentable - much more so than the scranbags in the 60s that you see on old history programmes.
Staff answer. No Rating is allowed to travel anywhere outside the main gate of an establishment in 8's unless he is conducting a duty, eg:Ticklertin said:What, for f***s sake are todays rules for travelling on public transport in rig?