Rocks and Shoals

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For the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode, see Rocks and Shoals (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine).

Rocks and Shoals was the informal name of those Articles for the Government of the United States Navy.

Justice under the Articles was swift and tended to be harsh.[citation needed]

It was replaced by the Uniform Code of Military Justice in 1951.

In popular culture[edit]

Rocks and Shoals plays a major part in the first quarter of the Tom Clancy novel Clear and Present Danger, when the captain of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter decides to try a pair of pirates under its rules for rape and murder.

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