Changing gears for our pig boat series from on deck bathing to line crossing festivities.
Those were initiations for sailors who had never crossed the equator before, and they made
old time fraternity initiations look tame by comparison. They usually had a "Court of King
Neptune" with a "royal baby." Here is the baby from the USS Narwhal's 1940 crossing.
He's missing his baby bottle, and we probably don't want to know what that pot is for.