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# 1111
06-24-2010, 07:08 PM
One of my alts has had all her ships named after cities in Michigan. Another has ships named after astronomers.
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# 1112
06-24-2010, 07:44 PM
Been spending some time on my Klingon officer, Torlek (yup - named after the player character from Activision's AWESOME 'Star Trek: Klingon Academy'! ), and have aquired quite a few awesome ships for him to terrorise Starfleet with...:

I.K.S. Cha'Joh (B'rel-class Bird-of-Prey)

Named after Lursa and B'Etor's Bird-of-Prey from Star Trek Generations.

I.K.S. Va'tal (Somraw-class Raptor)

Named after Kang's battle cruiser from the Voyager episode 'Flashback' (the one that battles the Excelsior). Went with the name from the game 'Star Trek: Tactical Assault', simply because it was the most impressive-sounding...

I.K.S. Voh'tahk (K't'inga-class Battle Cruiser)

Named after Kang's D7 cruiser from the classic episode 'Day of the Dove', taking the name used in the IDW Comics series 'Klingons: Blood Will Tell'. I decked it out in 'retro'-style D7 greys, because I'm a massive fan of the TOS Klingons.

(...that, and the K't'inga model in STO is really inaccurate, and actually resembles the D7 instead... )
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# 1113
06-24-2010, 07:57 PM
U.S.S. Armistead: Named after Brig. General Louis A. Armistead
U.S.S. Stonewall: Named after Lt. General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
U.S.S. Gadsden: Named after James Gadsden, Gadsden Purchase
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# 1114
06-24-2010, 07:59 PM
Originally Posted by Niblik View Post
Although I don't have a ship named this myself, I always enjoy seeing the USS Sagan flying around.

I still miss Karl Sagan and his awesome TV show.
The USS Karl Sagan? I'm surprised there aren't BILLIONS of them......:p
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# 1115
06-24-2010, 08:00 PM
USS Toranza - An item from Japan that I love.
USS Mythic - "Mythic" is a trend that I see with one of my other favorite developers, Bungie. It's the highest rank on their site that I hold. Plus it sounds awesome.
USS Seattle-D - A city name from my State, Washington. It's also a canon name since there was an "SS Seattle" in a TNG episode, and a USS Seattle also. This is a possible future ship not shown in the movies.

My future names will most likely be:
USS Mythic-B - See Mythic above.
USS Archmage
USS Legion

They just sound cool, IMO.
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# 1116
06-24-2010, 09:43 PM
I'm a Ferengi. My ships are the U.S.S. Acquisition which is my escort, and the U.S.S. Profit which is my runabout.

My Vulcan is a fan of Chaucer so all of his ships are named after either characters or titles of his writings. the primary ship is the USS Canterbury.
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# 1117
06-25-2010, 11:24 PM
I had an idea for names for ship I'm going to give my recently added Engineering/Escort character. All these names were Confederate raiders, with their NCC numbers corresponding to the dates the ships were captured, lost, or decommissioned.

USS Sumter, NCC-121962
USS Shenandoah, NCC-110665
USS Florida, NCC-112864
USS Nashville, NCC-92863
USS Tuscaloosa, NCC-121763
USS Alabama, NCC-619640 (the date of the Alabama's battle with the Kearsarge; the zero was added on to the end because the in game registry doesn't go below 91000)

The character is even named Rachael Alderman Semmes, a possible relative of Captain Raphael Semmes; rather fitting since the Confederate Semmes started on the CSS Sumter and ended up on the CSS Alabama.
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# 1118
06-26-2010, 12:52 AM
Well, on my Andorian Tactcial RA5, Malosenyv ch'Ajhysi (aka Senyv):
  • Tier I: U.S.S. Aegean (ShiKahr class), named for the sea between Itally and Greece
  • Tier I: U.S.S. Merrimac NX-93647 (Constitution class), named for the Ironclad ship in the U.S. Civil War stolen by the Confederacy and renamed C.S.S. Virginia, and the Constitution-class Merrimac NCC-1715 from the Star Fleet Technical Manual
  • Tier II: U.S.S. John Rodgers NCC-94647 (Excalibur class), named for Commodore John Rodgers, his son Commander John Rodgers, and grandson Admiral John Rodgers; six U.S. Navy ships named in their honor so far IRL, plus Commodore Rodgers is an ancestor of mine
  • Tier III: U.S.S. Standing Bear NCC-93224 (Akira class), named for the Ponca chief who successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court that Native Americans were persons under the law
  • Tier IV: U.S.S. Indefatigable NCC-93612 (Vigiliant class), named for the 18th-century British Navy vessel, which was also the setting of the first Horatio Hornblower novel
  • Tier V: U.S.S. Independence NX-93597 (Imperial/Sovereign variant), named for the Revolutionary-era U.S. Navy vessel

My Klingon Tactical LtCdr, Kathtok, son of Chalkoth:
  • Tier I: I.K.S. Klahos (Bird of Prey), default name given by STO
  • Tier II: I.K.S. Qor'QeH (K'Tanco class), Klingon for "Kor's Fury"

My Liberated Borg Human Science Commander, Robert Stewart (named for my ancestor, Robert I of Scotland):
  • Tier I: U.S.S. Bayern NCC-93477 (Centaur class), named for the region of Germany known in English as Bavaria
  • Tier II: U.S.S. Planck NCC-93148 (Nova class), named for the noted scientist
  • Tier III: U.S.S. Hipparchus NX-92566 (Olympic variant), named for the noted astronomer of ancient Greece

My Caitian Engineer LtCdr, M'Kitta:
  • Tier I: U.S.S. Merrimac NX-93647 (Constitution class), reuse of Senyv's old ship
  • Tier II: U.S.S. Farragut NCC-91702 (Constitution refit), named for the TOS-era Farragut NCC-1702, named in turn for the U.S. Navy vessel
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# 1119
06-26-2010, 01:19 AM
U.S.S. Flamberge on fed side and I.K.S. Kukri, I.K.S. Wakazashi because I am a retired knife and sword fighter.

As well as the I.K.S Avarice and I.K.S. Atrocitus after the orange and red lanterns from the DC universe.
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# 1120
06-26-2010, 08:54 AM
U.S.S. Lecherous Scurvy Sea Dog

I've used that name since the mid 1990's when tradewars was hot on the BBS systems.

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