Saturday, 29 July 2017

Disciplinary punishment system within the French navy partly changed according to the Dutch magazine Machineblad dated 1903-1904 no. 5

An item reported that in contrary to the past in the French navy the ration wine was supplied despite that fact that a sailor got a disciplinary punishment. Further more was for sailors who were punished for the first time the punishment temporarily suspended or even after 3 months well behaviour stricken (Law Béranger).(1)

1. René Beranger (22 April 1830 Bourg-lès-Valence, France-29 August 1915 Alincourt, France), politician, senator, lawyer and judge. The law referred to dealing with suspended parole was introduced by him in 1891.