Rum, Sodomy and the Lash (2005)

Film details

  • Director

    Neil Crombie

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2005

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary about life in eighteenth century British navy, with details taken from personal journals and testimonies from the time. Looks at the harsh conditions and discipline, the drunkeness, pressganging, and also instances of women disguising themselves as men in order to serve.

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