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Davy Jones's locker

The deepest depths of the ocean, especially as a grave for those who have died at sea. Tragically, many men from that battle in the Pacific Ocean are now in Davy Jones's locker.
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Davy Jones's locker

the bottom of the sea, especially when it is a grave. They were going to sail around the world, but ended up in Davy Jones's locker. Most of the gold from that trading ship is in Davy Jones's locker.
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Davy Jones's locker

Also, Davy's locker. The bottom of the sea, especially the grave of those who die at sea. For example, Caught out at sea during the hurricane, they thought they were heading for Davy Jones's locker . This term, first recorded in 1726, alludes to Davy Jones, a name given to the evil spirit of the sea. The ultimate origin of both Davy and Jones is disputed. A logical theory is that Jones referred to the biblical Jonah who was swallowed by a whale, and Davy was a corruption of a West Indian word for "devil."
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The Davy Jones Equine Memorial Foundation , Santa Barbara, CA 93130 "The Davy Jones Equine Memorial Foundation was founded in 2012 by Davy's daughters Talia, Sarah, Jessica, and Annabel, to protect and care for the herd of largely retired and rescued racehorses he left behind.
Davy Jones was a Manchester lad who started acting at a very young age appearing in Coronation Street, but he left the stage to become a jockey in and around Newmarket, Suffolk.
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But whatever his origins, Davy Jones is the evil spirit who presides over the deep.
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16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Davy Jones Locker, a five-star scuba diving resort and PADI Dive Internships provider, recently announced the grand opening of a new branch in Koh Lipe, Thailand.