3. "RE: (S5M4) Familiar Spirits Comments"
In response to message #1
>> A broom indicates "victory at sea"? I >>thought it indicated a series sweep. > >It means roughly the same thing (a clean sweep) in naval parlance, >although often with more explosions. Lashing a broom to your mast (or >periscope, in the case of a sub) means that you "swept the enemy from >the seas," i.e had a completely successful mission.
OK, yes, I do remember reading about that now. thank you.