Burial at sea

Submitted by Simon Saunders

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Thursday, 2 August 2012

A former trawlerman decided that he wanted to be buried at sea when he kicked the bucket. After his death a couple of years later his former colleagues organised the sea burial.

Once aboard his old trawler the captain took them out to sea. After finding a suitable place they prepared the body for the ocean.

The captain noticed one of the deck hands thrusting a shovel into the sea. "What are you doing?" Said the Captain.

"Digging a grave sir." Replied the deck hand.

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