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Silver Surfers
People in story: 
ahood
Location of story: 
trincomalee
Background to story: 
Royal Navy
Article ID: 
A1108748
Contributed on: 
14 July 2003

After returning from strikes we would get our beer ration ticket which purchased two beers which would have to last for the duration of our stay in trinco.
I overcame this problem by meeting an old pal who took me to an out of bounds drinking place where they brewed their own concoctions. The one we chose was some kind of a drink made out of bananas, it was quite nice while being consumed but next day you thought you had been polaxed, and I did;nt rush to thank brummee,just hoping to get back to sea.

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Posted on: 04 August 2003 by Silver Surfers

I know Alf and he is still a drunken old sot. He is still drinking his banana juice and staggering back to his ship.

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