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" Losing crew overboard, and being free to continue sailing as if nothing at all had gone amiss,"
Well, I suppose things might be different in the "new" Navy, but traditionally, of the reasons that sailors shot craps and let the debt carry? Was because it gave incentive to their friends to keep them alive, to collect.
"Hey, where's Jon?"
Ah, I think he just went overboard.
"Well damn, he still owes me forty bucks, turn the boat around!"
See, if they'd let those AC cup crews carry deadweight, like dice and money...