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Why is a ship called "she"?

Provista por Monica y Ronnie Willmott

Why is a ship called she?

A ship is called “she” because there is always a great deal of bustle around her  
 there is usually a gang of men about  
she has a waist and stays and it takes a lot of paint to keep her good looking  
it is not the initial expense that breaks you, it’s the upkeep  
 she can be all decked out  
it takes an experienced man to handle her correctly  
and without the helm she is absolutely uncontrollable  
She shows her topsides, hides her bottom and,  
coming into port always heads for the buoys.  
   

 

 

 

Este sitio es publicado por Carlos Mey -  - Martínez - Argentina

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