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GulfQuest

155 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602t
Phone: 251.436.8901t
Fax: 251.436.8903t

E-mail: info@gulfquest.org

SLUSH FUND

It was once customary for the mate to profit from selling the "slush" - fat or grease obtained from boiling salted meat for meals. Sometimes sailors shared these profits, which were placed in a "slush fund" to buy a few luxuries.