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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._military_vessels_named_after_women

Many vessels named after women have seen military service with the United States military. Most of these were named in civilian service and then subsequently ...

catamaranguru.com/education/trivia-a-fun-facts/why-are-boats-named-after-women

One of the most enduring traditions of the sea is the concept of naming a vessel. Boats are historically named after women, although it has always been a bit of a ...

www.getmyboat.com/tips-for-renters/227/superstitions-and-lore-of-boat-names

Legend has it that ships would sometimes behave like women too, with their ... In the modern age of boating, many people name their boat after some sort of ...

www.glossophilia.org/?p=1411

Mar 30, 2013 ... The practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, ... After all, a ship's bell(e) will always remain her most prized possession, and ... functions without her body should, appropriately, have a feminine name.

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071218175652AAotKSe

Since the American Navy is modled after the Royal Navy the tradition carried over. ... As a compliment to the woman they loved they named their sailing vessels after them, telling them that it would ... Female Boat Names.

www.allthingsboat.com/naming-a-boat

Apr 17, 2017 ... The boat must have a women's name. But, how did that come to be? ... why are boats named after women? A go-fast boat must have a flashy ...

www.boatsafe.com/kids/kidsquesshe.htm

According to Yarns of the Sea, Legends, Myths, and Superstitions: Although women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use the pronoun ...

www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/feb/01/ask-grown-up-boats-called-she

Feb 1, 2014 ... Old sailors used to answer this with a sexist joke: "Like a woman, a ship ... crossed the Atlantic in a ship called La Santa Maria, named after the ...

www.riverkeepers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Boat_Naming.pdf

The process of naming boats began thousands of years ago and ... would name their boats after saints looking for their protection. Naming boats after women.