The maiden voyage of a ship, aircraft or other craft is the first journey made by the craft after shakedown. A number of traditions and superstitions are associated with it.
The following ships were lost on their maiden voyage:
Other articles related to "maiden voyage, voyage":
... She sailed on her maiden voyage from Southampton on Wednesday, 11 May 1922 at 11.30 am under the command of Sir Bertram Hayes ... On the eastern leg of her maiden voyage, the Majestic managed to travel from New York (Ambrose Channel Lightship) to Eddystone Light, a distance of 3,139 nautical miles in 5 days, 9 hours and ... After her May 1922 maiden voyage Majestic became one of the most popular liners afloat and in 1923 she carried more passengers than any other Atlantic liner ...
... Maiden flight Ship naming and launching. ...
... Her maiden voyage was an 18-month circumnavigation, which commenced in November 1978 from Portsmouth, New Hampshire and concluded there after the Appledore ... This voyage has been chronicled in two books, Dreams of Natural Places, A New England Schooner Odyssey and Sailing Three Oceans, both authored by Herbert Smith ...
... On her maiden voyage in February 1875, City of Tokio's sister ship City of Peking lost propeller blades, and also required the replacement of 5,000 rivets, amounting to a total repair ... When City of Tokio made her own maiden voyage in April of the same year, she too suffered the loss of propeller blades ...
... The Celtic was launched on 4 April 1901 and made her maiden voyage on 26 July ... by the Cedric, which was launched on 21 August 1902 and made her maiden voyage on 11 February 1903 ... The project was followed by the Baltic, which was launched on November 21, 1903 and made her maiden voyage on June 29, 1904 ...
Famous quotes containing the words voyage and/or maiden:
“But where is laid the sailor John
That so many lands had known,
Quiet lands or unquiet seas
Where the Indians trade or Japanese?
He never found his rest ashore,
Moping for one voyage more.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Maam! What am I your maiden aunt? Call me Mrs. Aragon. Call me Belle. Call me madame if youre tired of living, but dont call me maam.”
—Frank S. Nugent (19081965)