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Galatea is an ancient Greek name meaning "she who is milk-white".

Galatea or Galathea may refer to:

In mythology[edit]

In the arts[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

In science[edit]



  • HMS Galatea, eight ships of the British Royal Navy
  • THV Galatea, two ships operated by Trinity House
  • Galatea (yacht), the 1886 America's Cup challenger
  • Galatea, launched in 1896 as the Glenlee (ship), a training tall ship of the Spanish Navy from 1922–1969
  • HDMS Galathea, formerly HMS Leith (U36), a survey ship of the Royal Danish Navy


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