U-Boat slang

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Andy H
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U-Boat slang

Post by Andy H » 10 May 2003 18:39

Does anyone know how or why the slang term Pairs(Lords) came about as a term associated with Petty Officers and lower ranks amongst U-Boat crews during WW2?

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Post by ChristopherPerrien » 10 May 2003 21:08

Guessing , two guys one bunk/locker etc.
Or maybe the Day and his corresponding night watch
same difference

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