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Re: Is it unlucky to change a ship's name?
Posted by Wadw on August 25, 2017, 7:19:08, in reply to "Is it unlucky to change a ship's name?"
Yorktown (ex Bon Homme Richard), Hornet (ex Kearsarge), Ticonderoga (ex Hancock), Lexington (ex Cabot), Wasp (ex Oriskany), Hancock (ex Ticonderoga), Langley (ex Crown Point), San Jacinto (ex Reprisal), Leyte (ex Crown Point), Princeton (ex Valley Forge), and Philippine Sea (ex Wright) all had their names changed and most had long and distinguished careers.
: say the CVs were renamed classic CV names-
: hornet, yorktown,etc. Is this considered a
: major no-no in seamen terms?
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