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Black Tot Day

Event Date: 
Sunday, 31 July 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
The 31st of July is referred to as Black Tot Day. In 1970 on this day the Navy stopped issuing sailors their daily ration of rum (the daily tot). This had been a tradition since 1655.
 
In honour of this event, Pusser’s Rum, The Official Navy Rum, celebrate this final salute every year.
 
Pusser's will be offering a free tasting / sampling of their award winning rum range in the newly opened Jutland exhibition on Sunday 31st July.

Nelson's funeral barge

The funeral barge used to transport Nelson’s body down the Thames is preserved at the NMRN.