Originally Posted by MitchM
hmm, shutting off fuel
valves, drunk and disappearing, illegal weed on board, sleeping on watch, smoke and fires in her cabin
? any one of those would be grounds for keelhauling in the good old days. what a gentleman
you are to pay her way home !!! and what does this experience do for your inclination to take a chance on future decent crew looking for voyages ? aaaagh. were you in some way obligated to pay her way home ? i thought some countries require that each foreign crew was obligated to have enough $ to pay his/her/ or in this case its own way home ?
OP is Fishwife so I presume gentlewoman or lady would be the more appropriate honorific.