Why a Ship is Called a She

Have you ever heard someone refer to a ship as “She”? Don’t worry, many people have. In fact, a friend of mine, just a couple of months ago, asked me this very question. Well, wonder no further. I present to you the completely unofficial reason a ship is called a she.

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