Another evening the captain came down with the ribbon of the Legion of Honor in the label of his coat. A French passenger remarked that the captain was decoré. “Yes,” Mr. Gilbert said, quickly, “Quarter-deckore.” Several Maritime veterans of the Second World War recently received one of the highest civilian awards in the United States. Members of the world's first special forces battalion, called the Devil's Brigade, were awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal of Honour last week in Washington."A Treatise of Agriculture and Practical Husbandry" by Metcalf Bowler, 1786 "The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure", 1780 "Newport Historical Magazine", Vol. 3, no.1, July, 1882 and Vol 3, no 4, April, 1883. Also, "Rhode Island Historical Magazine" (formerly "Newport Historical Magazine"), Vol 6, no 3, January 1886.