Why is a Ship Called ‘She’? A Dive Into Nautical Tradition

In the nautical world, tradition runs deep. One such tradition is referring to ships with the feminine pronoun “she.” For those unfamiliar with maritime traditions, this usage might appear odd. After all, a ship is an inanimate object, so why the gender specification? This article will set sail on an exploration to understand why a ship is called “she.  Read the entire article at read the article in full at

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