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.