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Bull Board: An Historic Game Played on Steamships


"Bull Board" is one of the favorite games at sea. It is played with the aid of a padded board which is like an inclined plane. This board has numbers upon it, also a square lettered "B." Rubber disks or little bags of sand are thrown at the hoard, the aim being to get the discus or the little bag of sand on the highest numbers. Six disks are used in playing the game, and the one having the highest score wins. If a disk falls on the "B" the player is disqualified or else he loses his score and is obliged to begin again. Any disks knocked off numbered spaces are lost.

Photo 146 - Games At Sea - Bull Board

Photo 146 - Games At Sea - Bull Board

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