Many vessels named after women have seen military service with the United
States military. Most of these were named in civilian service and then
Boats haven't always been named after women. Ancient Greeks, Romans and
Egyptians named their ships after their gods, in the belief that the honored god ...
would name their boats after saints looking for their protection. Naming boats
after women. There are two prominent theories about the more re- cent tradition
Mar 30, 2013 ... The practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, .... without
her body should, appropriately, have a feminine name.
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 ...
Jul 28, 2007 ... Why are boats considered as females - trivia question /questions answer ...
Whether its proper name is masculine, or whether it is a man o'war, ...
No women at sea because after weeks/months at sea, men's minds would sooner
... even the boats named after men are often referred as a 'she' by her sailors.
It is not known why boats have been traditionally named after women, but one
idea is that ships and boats were named after goddesses which would oversee ...
Apr 25, 2013 ... For the first time, a research ship will be named after a woman. ... National
Laboratory Maritime Fleet, we find that boats are named after capes, ...
You see a lot of historical boats with male names, like "Jesus of ... Agamemnon
was the favourite ship of Horatio Nelson - not really a female name. ... Nameing
our boats after them, except fer moms, it should be a crime.