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From The Great War 1914-1918

An Aggie was formerly a familiar name among bluejackets for the late Dame Agnes Weston, the foundess of the Seamans' Temperance Hostels at the naval ports. Also the familiar nickname of HMS Agamemnon.[1]

References / notes

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.3.
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