PETE SINKS THE NAVY
Pete CLAYTON downed 57 bottle of beer in a session
he resoundingly sank a proud navy record that had stood for eighteen
years. It took Pete an army butcher just five hours and 55 minutes to
drink the fifty seven half pints of light ale at Tony’s seafront bar at
beat by 11 bottles and five minutes the record set up in 1957 by two naval
petty officers, and Barman Tony said “Pete was dead sober at the end of
did 21 year old Pete do it?
Pete whose home is in Lansdowne Crescent, Bath Somerset.
spending two years in Malta I got fed up with seeing the framed pictures
of two smug sailors boasting about being the British Beer champions, I
decided to put the Navy in its place.
Pte CLAYTONS feat the Navy has made eighteen attempts to recapture
the record, all failed.
joining the Army fair-haired 6ft Pete drank a regular 10 pints during a
dart match. He is a Private in the 1st Battalion Duke of
Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment which is due to return home from Malta in a
Army spokesman in London said last night that there was no rule against
soldiers drinking competitions. But it was an offence for a soldier to get
drunk or to make himself unfit for duty
Navy spokesman said we would not stop a sailor going in for a beer
drinking competition at a fete or something, but we would run him in if he