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Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Documentary about the discontinuation of the Royal Navy's daily rum ration, giving an overview of the history of "grog" and the demands of the modern Royal Navy; evoking the sea shanty "What shall we do with the drunken sailor?". The narrator argues that the Navy "can't afford the image or the legend" of the rum ration any longer, insisting that rum helps dull the reactions, compromising the ability of members of the Royal Navy to be alert at all times when on duty.