burial at sea


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burial at sea

The burial of a deceased in marine waters, either by weighting the shrouded body and dropping it in the water, or after cremation, with the ashes being scattered over the water. Burial at sea has a long tradition with the British, Canadian and the US navies, with pomp and circumstance that includes stopping the ship, firing party, crew at parade rest, casket bearers, a bugler and a flag draped over the coffin until it is dropped into the sea. Some religions (e.g., Judaism) are strictly opposed to the practice.
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I had always conceived a burial at sea to be a very solemn and awe- inspiring event, but I was quickly disillusioned, by this burial at any rate.
Here is a list of other licences I do not hold: Amusement permit (Northern Ireland) Apply for a list of deaths registered in the UK Apply for a performance licence Approval for a centre to offer qualifications (Scotland) Art therapist registration Become a Green Deal business Check if you need an environmental permit File your Machine Games Duty return Food premises approval (England) Food premises approval (Northern Ireland) Food premises approval (Scotland) Food premises approval ( Wales) Get a licence for a burial at sea in England (I think I might require one of these at some time, but hopefully not for a while).
Morin also works as a charter boat captain in Rhode Island to run his self-owned Burial at Sea Maritime Funeral Service.
At various times, Reynolds has anointed an ill passenger in an Aruban hospital, led a burial at sea for a man's cremated wife, and prayed with passengers and crew who lost loved ones back home.
Those include Columbia's Finest Pack, Clash in the Clouds and Burial at Sea.
The Los Angeles Times wrote an article on May 3th, 2011 following Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin-Laden and his "Proper" burial at sea.
Rev Hind later wrote: "Anyone attending a burial at sea will most surely lose the common impression of the awfulness of a grave in the mighty deep.
Another image shows a shark and some crabs mocking 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden after his burial at sea and calls him as 'evil trash'.
The commission quoted religious scholars as saying Islam does not allow burial at sea of the people who die on the land.
Perhaps the Queen could cancel her guest appearance at St Paul's and suggest burial at sea, similar to those dead mariners she sent vaingloriously to the Falklands.
After his body was given a quiet, discreet burial at sea, authorities moved quickly to dismantle the highly fortified house that sheltered him for many years, safe from the prying eyes of US special intelligence forces.
The Medical Officer of Health suggested burial at sea might solve the problem.