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To: Revski
A "plank holder," is a member of the original crew of the ship when it is commissioned. He's one of the guys that gets to sail when the paint is fresh, and one that gets to debug all the original systems.

There is usually a certificate issued to show you are a member of the first crew.

27 posted on 07/25/2011 1:47:00 PM PDT by jonascord (The Drug War Rapes the Constitution.)
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To: jonascord

Thanks and that interesting!


28 posted on 07/27/2011 5:50:25 AM PDT by Revski
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