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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 ...

boatbuilders.glen-l.com/3534/why-are-boats-named-after-women

Dec 9, 2011 ... 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 ...

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.

blog.dockwa.com/boat-names-12-tacks-to-take-when-naming-your-boat

May 16, 2016 ... Do you stay traditional and name your boat after a sweetheart? .... points: it carries on an age-old tradition of naming boats after women.

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.allthingsboat.com/naming-a-boat

3 days ago ... The boat must have a women's name. But, how did that come to be? ... why are boats named after women? A boat name becomes an extension ...

www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-15935,00.html

The nouns by which one describes boats in French may be feminine or masculine. ... and yet the name liners receive is generally a feminine or a female name: la ... It is because they are similar to women : They are expensive, need a lot of ...

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 ...