Ship names?

FDL - "Starless" (after Starless and Bible Black - King Crimson)
AspX - "Magellan" (for obvious reasons)
Sidewinder - "Rebuy - 61675 cr" (just to take the p)
Sidewinder - "Wyvern" (just liked it)
Keelback - "Elizabeth Dane" (after Blake's ship in The Fog)
Viper MkIV - "Dire Wolf" (just liked it)
Cobra MkIII - "Tindalos" (after the hounds)
Cobra MkIII - "Vitriol" (had a bad stomach at the time of purchase)
Fed Dropper - "Valentine" (use to use as a mining ship - named after the film My Bloody Valentine)
Type 7 - "Strange Phenomena" (Kate Bush)
Python - "Voidrat" (dunno)
Viper MkIII - "Foo Q Cant Ltd" (because)
Orca - "Hephaestus" (it's fiery red)
 
INV Sternenwanderer - german for "Star wanderer" comes from the movie Stardust
INV Sternenspringer - "Star jumper" - this is a courier, he jumps a lot
INV Komet - "Comet" - transporter ship
INV Sternenspäher - "Star scout" - explorer ship
 
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Hauler - Rabbit
Eagle - Raptor
Imperial Eagle - Rapture
DB Scout - Mongoose
Viper 4 - Wake Rider
Cobra 3 - Leaf on the Wind
Imperial Courier - Mercurial
DB Explorer - Longshot
Vulture - Tempest
Asp Explorer - Sunspot
FAS - Chakram
Krait Phantom - Kukri
Chieftain - Kirin
Gunship - Razorback
FDL - Couatl
Krait II - Katar
Python - Fortune's Favor
Corvette - Fulcrum
 
FNS Artemis's Revenge for my AX Corvette, named after the station that got attacked
FNAS Thargo-Ida Cow for my T9 names after my station repair T9 (FNAS for Federal Navy Auxiliary ship in the style of RNAS)
FNAS Oracle Express is my long range delivery Anaconda, named for when we were first repairing the Oracle
FNAS Dunkirk for my rescue Conda, name should be obvious
FNAS Beagle for my exploration Anaconda, named for the ship Darwin voyaged on
FNAS Emi for my PvE FAS, named for a character in a Visual Novel.
FSL Olympic for my luxury passenger beluga, named for the ocean liner

I rather like the Federation
 
Keeping in tradition with the submarine service, I name most my ships after fish or denizens of the deep.
Finch-Python
Finch II-Python
Finch III-Python
Chickadee-Viper 3
Titmouse-Viper 4
Thrush-Mamba
Lark-Cobra
Loon-FDS
Peregrine-Imp Eagle
Eagle-Eagle
Sandpiper-Imp Courier
Ruddy Turnstone-Type 10
Widgeon-Cutter
Nuthatch-Chieftain
Warbler-Phantom
Then a few outside of the aquatic naming convention.
Bowl Shaker-Hauler
Simpleton-Vette
Boor-Cutter
 
OP - don't keep us in suspenders; what's your ship names?
I just started a week ago and have been in Solo the whole time, only named one so far: (Why I asked is for ideas)
Sidewinder number: TKE 01
Viper Mark III number: TKE 02
Type 7 Transport number:TKE 03, Name: Orion

*You have a Type 7, I think it is under rated myself- I make a lot of cr's with it :)
 
“Sisyphean, isn’t it?” - Anaconda - something a bit Banksian to reference The Grind :)

“Instructions not inc.” - Cobra III - Mr. Iain again, the amount of times I’ve had to find info from Not The Game.

“Nighthorse” - Krait II - my ride that may be used for shady operations.

Nameless - SRV - though I most often call it, “not a [redacted] 180 spin AGAIN”
 
Agreed - she's a tough old bird. If you ever decide to take one out in open, take a look at this first:

This is basically the manual on how to trade in open with a T7 :)
Its a really good guide, it works for nearly every ship! Surviving in open is easier than everyone thinks.
 
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In no particular order:

Sidewinder - Mosquito
Imperial Eagle - Hawkmoth
Cobra Mk3 - Scuttlebug
Viper Mk4 - Mantis Shrimp
Diamondback Explorer - Grasshopper
Asp Explorer - Honey Ant
Hauler - Flea
Federal Dropship - Beehive
Federal Assault Ship - Yellowjacket
Federal Gunship - Bullet Ant
Imperial Courier - Hoverfly
Fer-de-lance - Huntsman.
Krait Mk2 - Leafcutter
Python - Myrmecia
Imperial Clipper - Springtail
Beluga Liner - Bedbug
Type-9 - Dobsonfly
Type-10 - Bombardier
Imperial Cutter - Monarch
Federal Corvette - Goliath
 
In no particular order:

Sidewinder - Mosquito
Imperial Eagle - Hawkmoth
Cobra Mk3 - Scuttlebug
Viper Mk4 - Mantis Shrimp
Diamondback Explorer - Grasshopper
Asp Explorer - Honey Ant
Hauler - Flea
Federal Dropship - Beehive
Federal Assault Ship - Yellowjacket
Federal Gunship - Bullet Ant
Imperial Courier - Hoverfly
Fer-de-lance - Huntsman.
Krait Mk2 - Leafcutter
Python - Myrmecia
Imperial Clipper - Springtail
Beluga Liner - Bedbug
Type-9 - Dobsonfly
Type-10 - Bombardier
Imperial Cutter - Monarch
Federal Corvette - Goliath

LOL Mosquito - love that one
 

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The Picidae - from my avatar. The Cobra MKIII I started the game with, back in 1984
Issaries - a T10 for trading, using the name of the god of trade from Gloranthan mythos
Molurus - python - is a type of python.
Ariadne - Asp - Greek Goddess of mazes and labyrinths, seemed to fit exploring a bit.
 
Some I've named after the legend of Gef the talking mongoose:
Imperial cutter - cashens gap
Python - the dalby spook (ID LL924)
Asp explorer - the talking mongoose (ID: LL918)
Cobra mk III - gef
Krait mk II - the haunted weasel

The others have names fitting their purpose:
Anaconda : give quiche a chance (ID:LL928) - this is my explorer & alien friendly hippy truck
Adder: starbug (it's green & looks like starbug a bit)
Cobra MK IV: content gatekeeper.

The ID's are a reference to my lego classic space collection.
 
Chieftan - WINDSHIELD - I use it to kill bugs
Anaconda1 - EXPLORER PIG - It is my explorer
Anaconda2 - STING - My battle conda and tribute to Bilbo's sword in the Hobbit
Cobra - SCRAPPER - It looks a bit like a scrap heap with coroded hull and spikey body bits
Corvette - RED CORVETTE - It's red!
Cutter - STEELY GLINT - Stolen from Iain M Banks, a culture ship reference and a shifty character
Python - FEAR OF THE DARK - Well it's dark out there and I like Iron Maiden - Great to fly listening to!
Krait MkII - KRAIT 2B ALIVE - I can only apologise, but this is a brilliant fun ship especially deep core mining.
Type-9 Heavy - HAUL - *** , does what it says on the tin!
Eagle - SCANNER - that's what I use it for!
 
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