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Why Are Ships Called "She"?
8 January 2019, 15:14
Why do we refer to ships as a "she" and not a "he"?
Name: David from Maida Vale
Answer: It is based on the old concept of maritime authority or law of water.
Figureheads on ships were all usually women too, and when a figurehead was put on a ship it became a woman.