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Name Description Status
El Cavador A spaceship mining the Kuiper Belt in Earth Unaware, novel by Orson Scott Card. Added 8 April
Hispaniola The ship seized by pirate Long John Silver in the 1883 novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Added 8 April
Skidbladnir The best ship from Norse mythology, with the magical ability to be folded up into one's pocket when not needed. Added 8 April
Albatross Airship in Robur the Conqueror (1886), also known as Clipper of the Clouds, novel by Jules Verne (1828-1905), French author.
Alcarondas, Entulessë, ... Named ships in the lore of Middle Earth, from J. R. R. Tolkien.
Aniara Space ship in the 1956 science fiction poem of the same name by the Harry Martinson (1904-1978), Swedish writer and Nobel laureate. Added 21 March
Argo Ship from the tales of Jason and the Argonauts in Greek mythology.
Battlestar Galactica Spaceship from Battlestar Galactica, US television series 1978-1980 and 2003-2009.
Caleuche Sentient ghost ship in the mythology of southern Chile. Added 21 March
Dawn Treader From The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952), novel from the Chronicles of Narnia series by C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), British author.
Enterprise Starship from the Star Trek television and film franchise. Used on Mercury
Flying Dutchman Legendary ghost ship from nautical folklore.
Heart of Gold Fictional spaceship from Douglas Adam's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, powered by Infinite Improbability Drive. Added 25 March
Hringhorni Ship of the god Baldr, from Norse mythology.
Macross Space ship in the Japanese anime franchise created by Shōji Kawamori in 1982. Added 21 March
Mandjet Solar barge of Ra, the Sun God, in Egyptian mythology. Added 25 March
Mannigfual The ship of the giants. This enormous ship possessed by giants was so big that when it sailed through the Dover Straits it managed to scrape through only because the sides had been soaped. This is said to account for the white cliffs. Added 25 March
Matahorua Legendary waka (great ocean-going double-hulled sailboat) of the great Polynesian explorer Kupe. Added 25 March
Naglfar Ship made from the fingernails and toenails of the dead, Norse mythology.
Nautilus Submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (1870), novel by Jules Verne (1828-1905), French author. Used on Mercury
Nostromo Spaceship from the 1979 film Alien, directed by Ridley Scott.
Pequod Ship from Moby Dick or, the Whale (1851), novel by Herman Melville (1819-1891), US author.
Prydwen The ship that carried King Arthur into the Otherworld, the haunted land of spirits, gods and the dead, in the ancient Welsh poem Preiddeu Annwfn. Added 28 March
Rama The mysterious starship explored in Arthur C. Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama (1973). Added 25 March
Seaview Submarine in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964-1968), US television series. Rejected 3 April
Serenity Spaceship from Firefly (2002), US television series created by Joss Whedon.
Tardis Time machine and spaceship from Doctor Who (1963-present), British television series.