A ship is always referred to as ‘she’ because it costs so much to keep her in paint and powder.
That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves.
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|Birth:||24th February, 1885|
|Death:||20th February, 1966|
Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas. He was commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II. A brilliant strategist, he commanded all land and sea forces in the central Pacific. Nimitz was the leading U.S. Navy authority on submarines. He was the United States' last surviving officer who served in the rank of fleet admiral.
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