~, with ships sailing/sailed on it.

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~, with ships sailing/sailed on it.

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Hi.

I am confused with whether "~, with ships sailed on it." is grammarly correct or not.
Is it possible, or not?
I want to know the answer with explanation.
Thank you for reading.
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Re: ~, with ships sailing/sailed on it.

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Not natural, but you could say either 'with ships sailing on it' (using the intransitive verb form), or (using the transitive form) 'with ships being sailed on it'.
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