RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 141,367
Posts: 5,503,726
Members: 25,124
Currently online: 614
Newest member: traedoril

TrekToday headlines

New Abrams Project
By: T'Bonz on Dec 18

IDW Publishing March 2015 Comics
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Paramount Star Trek 3 Expectations
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Star Trek #39 Sneak Peek
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Star Trek 3 Potential Director Shortlist
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Official Starships Collection Update
By: T'Bonz on Dec 15

Retro Review: Prodigal Daughter
By: Michelle on Dec 13

Sindicate Lager To Debut In The US Next Week
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12

Rumor Mill: Saldana Gives Birth
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12

New Line of Anovos Enterprise Uniforms
By: T'Bonz on Dec 11


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Welcome to the Trek BBS! > General Trek Discussion

General Trek Discussion Trek TV and cinema subjects not related to any specific series or movie.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 7 2013, 03:24 AM   #91
Brolan
Commodore
 
Brolan's Avatar
 
Location: Backwoods Minnesota
Re: Naming Your Starship

iguana_tonante wrote: View Post
Brolan wrote: View Post
USS Victory, both in honor of HMS Victory and the fact there is no better name for a ship that takes part in combat.
I'll consider the name a kind of a jinx. Don't say it aloud, or it won't happen!
The French and Spanish at the Battle of Trafalgar would tend to disagree with you. Plus I think it would have an effect on opposing ships.

Science officer: New ship coming in the sector, it looks well armed. Name coming through as USS Victory.

Captain: Shit!
Brolan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 7 2013, 01:35 PM   #92
J.T.B.
Commodore
 
J.T.B.'s Avatar
 
Re: Naming Your Starship

Brolan wrote: View Post
The French and Spanish at the Battle of Trafalgar would tend to disagree with you. Plus I think it would have an effect on opposing ships.
OTOH look how long HMS Invincible lasted at Jutland.
J.T.B. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 7 2013, 01:50 PM   #93
Bry_Sinclair
Commodore
 
Bry_Sinclair's Avatar
 
Location: Tactical withdrawl along the Klingon border
Re: Naming Your Starship

BigJake wrote: View Post
Bry_Sinclair wrote: View Post
[Brian Blessed] is a trained Cosmonaut.
!

I did not know that.
Read that somewhere, can't remember where though.
__________________
Avatar: Captain Naya, U.S.S. Renown NCC-1415 [Star Trek: Four Years War]
Manip by: JM1776 (STPMA.net)
Bry_Sinclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 7 2013, 11:54 PM   #94
publiusr
Commodore
 
Re: Naming Your Starship

Melakon wrote: View Post
publiusr wrote: View Post
Others--guess the connection

USS New Richmond
USS Moore
USS Guin
USS Xenia
I want to say Ohio, because of Xenia, but I've never been to the state so it's just a guess. But the only town named Guin I can find is in Alabama.
They are the names of cities struck by strong violent tornadoes.

To wit

Captain Perry of the USS Rhoden (Gene) http://www.weatherpix.com/

USS Grazulis
USS Doswell
USS Marshall

all at Fujita base
publiusr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 8 2013, 03:37 AM   #95
Captain_Amasov
Captain
 
Captain_Amasov's Avatar
 
Re: Naming Your Starship

I always wanted to see a Defiant-class starship named U.S.S. Warspite.
Captain_Amasov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 8 2013, 09:23 AM   #96
Captain Rob
Commodore
 
Captain Rob's Avatar
 
Re: Naming Your Starship

USS Sovereign. Lead ship of the Sovereign class. Named for the other British flagship present at the Battle of Trafalgar. The HMS Royal Sovereign.
__________________
Regal Entertainment Group murdered United Artists
Captain Rob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2013, 04:59 AM   #97
Sci
Admiral
 
Sci's Avatar
 
Location: "Don't blame me--I voted for Jaresh-Inyo!"
Re: Naming Your Starship

Captain Rob wrote: View Post
USS Sovereign. Lead ship of the Sovereign class. Named for the other British flagship present at the Battle of Trafalgar. The HMS Royal Sovereign.
Isn't that more an example of picking an existing name rather than coming up with your own starship name?
__________________
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946
Sci is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2013, 06:48 AM   #98
BigKrampus
Rear Admiral
 
BigKrampus's Avatar
 
Location: No matter where you go, there's BigJake.
Re: Naming Your Starship

Sci wrote: View Post
Captain Rob wrote: View Post
USS Sovereign. Lead ship of the Sovereign class. Named for the other British flagship present at the Battle of Trafalgar. The HMS Royal Sovereign.
Isn't that more an example of picking an existing name rather than coming up with your own starship name?
I think re-applying existing names has to count. After all, Enterprise was itself an inspired re-application of an existing name. (Although I get what you're saying -- there's already an "existing" Trek ship with that name.)
__________________
Weasels rip BigJake's flesh!
"I wanna read more" - Dennis "I . . . agree with everything you said" - SPCTRE "I blame Cracked" - J. Allen "Take me off" - The Stig
BigKrampus is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2013, 09:28 AM   #99
Captain Rob
Commodore
 
Captain Rob's Avatar
 
Re: Naming Your Starship

How would you like to be the Chief Engineer on board the USS Montgomery Scott. The name demands absolute perfection and innovation.
__________________
Regal Entertainment Group murdered United Artists
Captain Rob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 05:30 AM   #100
Rķu rķu, chķu
Fleet Admiral
 
Rķu rķu, chķu's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Laser Beam is in the visitor's bullpen
View Rķu rķu, chķu's Twitter Profile
Re: Naming Your Starship

Being a (casual) Nebraska Cornhusker football fan, I thought of this:

USS Berringer.

Excelsior class, NCC-41796.

(I picked that number because it was the last full day Brook was alive: April 17, 1996.)
__________________
"A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart
Rķu rķu, chķu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 05:34 AM   #101
Captain Shade
Lieutenant
 
Captain Shade's Avatar
 
Location: Spokane, WA
Re: Naming Your Starship

Or if you're a PBS fan, there's always the U.S.S. Horkheimer (Horkheimer Class Science Cruiser)...
http://captshade.deviantart.com/art/...View-203541131
__________________
Wondrous and Adorable Nyssa's Knight-Errant Regiment
Captain Shade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 05:37 AM   #102
Rķu rķu, chķu
Fleet Admiral
 
Rķu rķu, chķu's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Laser Beam is in the visitor's bullpen
View Rķu rķu, chķu's Twitter Profile
Re: Naming Your Starship

A small, fast light cruiser which travels the Federation with a corps of news reporters: USS Christopher Glenn
__________________
"A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart
Rķu rķu, chķu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 06:06 AM   #103
BigKrampus
Rear Admiral
 
BigKrampus's Avatar
 
Location: No matter where you go, there's BigJake.
Re: Naming Your Starship

Captain Rob wrote: View Post
How would you like to be the Chief Engineer on board the USS Montgomery Scott. The name demands absolute perfection and innovation.
Or at least a flair for padding your repair-time estimates.
__________________
Weasels rip BigJake's flesh!
"I wanna read more" - Dennis "I . . . agree with everything you said" - SPCTRE "I blame Cracked" - J. Allen "Take me off" - The Stig
BigKrampus is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 06:44 AM   #104
Rķu rķu, chķu
Fleet Admiral
 
Rķu rķu, chķu's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Laser Beam is in the visitor's bullpen
View Rķu rķu, chķu's Twitter Profile
Re: Naming Your Starship

I like that starship. It's exciting!
__________________
"A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart
Rķu rķu, chķu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 11 2013, 07:04 AM   #105
Rayna
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Rayna's Avatar
 
Location: Holberg 917G
Re: Naming Your Starship

BigJake wrote: View Post
Speaking of real American warship names, I was researching some the other day and noticed not a few... intriguing and unexpected entries. For those who want authentic US Navy names for their ship in the finest Starfleet tradition, all of the following are available to you (occasional commentary offered in the spirit of good humour and the profoundest respect, of course, for the fine men and women of the US Navy):

L - O



Logic


USS Logic! I was just trying to think of how to pay tribute to Spock in a name... There it is
Rayna is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:11 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.