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James MacArthur
   
  According to ancient custom, when a sailing ship crosses the Equator, all aboard who are making the crossing for the first time must undergo a ceremonial "baptism" in Equatorial waters to mark the occasion. The event is traditionally overseen by the god of the sea, Neptune, portrayed by someone else on board (generally of high rank or fame, often the ship's captain) who has already made the crossing. During a mid-1980s voyage, that honor fell to James MacArthur, pictured here wearing his royal purple robes and crown of sea foam and brandishing his magical trident.