Sample Language for Plank Owner Certificate

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Was an Honored member of the Illustrious Crew which forever distinguished itself when it Commissioned (name of command/unit/etc. here) and therefore, for this good and sufficient reason is entitled by the Laws of the Sea to all the rights and privileges of a PLANK OWNER, and is hereby granted clear, free, open and unencumbered title to one plank of the deck of the above mentioned command: selection to be made in order of seniority according to the treasured and honored records contained in Davy Jones’ Log. DISOBEY THIS ORDER UNDER PENALTY OF OUR ROYAL DISPLEASURE.