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LONDON, England--The bosun's pipes tweeter "up spirits" for the last time on British naval ships Friday. Seamen will line up for their last issue of grog, a daily ration of an eighth of a pint of rum topped off with a quarter-pint of water. After 239 years, the Royal Navy has stopped the grog ration.
An Admiralty spokesman said medically, "There is a marked diminishing of efficiency in the rating...