Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Jine the Navy, See the World, Make Money-- Part 2

Continuing with the recruiting poster, word-for-word. //// $50,000,000 PRIZES! //// Already captured, a large share of which is awarded to Ships Crews. The laws of distributing of Prize money carefully protects the rights of all the captors. ///// PETTY OFFICERS, PROMOTION-- Seamen have a chance for promotion to the officers of Master at Arms, Boatswain's Mates, Quarter Gunners, Captain of Tops, Forecastle, Holds, After-Guard, &c. //// Landsmen may be advanced to Armorers, Armorer's Mates, Carpenter's Mates, Painters, Coopers,, &c. PAY OF PETTY OFFICERS,-- From $20.00 to $45.00 per month. //// Then, There's That Prize Money and Advancement. ---Old B-R'er

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