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Old 29th January 2019, 17:47
IAn Burns IAn Burns is offline  
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Seedie Boys

In researching RN ships in E Med and Red Sea during WW1 I have encounter the term Seedie Boys several times.

The context appears to be employment of Lascar or Egyptian hands.

Can anyone clarify the use of the term which appears to have been in general RN use during the period.
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