The Mothership - 2018-05-16 Landlubbers, polliwogs, lounge lizards, freshwater sailors and amateur mermaid chasers.
Crab Mentality - 2018-05-16 As a taxpayer ladlubber, I'm pissed at this amount of jackassery on my dime!
As a polytheist, how dare they claim their name to Mighty Poseidon without first plunging their filthy mortal coils directly in his depths!
Cena_mark - 2018-05-16 It's not done like that anymore. Not nearly as extravagant or intense. Today's anti-hazing policies and what not.
cognitivedissonance - 2018-05-16 My uncle was present for the old style and the current style. Submariners maintained the older initiation for longer than other ships because they didn't have women until 2010, and a lot of the horseplay was just not possible given the tight quarters.
A lot of this stuff migrated to the Shriners after WW2. The Freemason Blue Lodges have never had a stomach for the really grotesque pranks though.