Ships named Nautilus

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Nautilus is a common ship name:

  • HMS Nautilus - nine surface ships (1762–1913), and one submarine (1914–1922)
  • USS Nautilus - two surface ships (1799–1859), and two submarines (1930–?), including the world's first nuclear propulsion submarine (1955-1980)
  • Nautilus (1800), the first practical submarine, built by Robert Fulton in 1800.
  • Nautilus - the first steam ferry to serve as the Staten Island Ferry, providing transport from Staten Island, NY to Lower Manhattan, NY in 1817 and commanded by Captain John De Forest.[1]
  • Nautilus - the Spanish ship commanded by Fernando Villaamil which completed a world circumnavigation from 1892 to 1894.
  • Nautilus - a British exploration submarine commanded by Captain Sir Hubert Wilkins in an unsuccessful attempt to journey below the Arctic sea ice to the North Pole in 1931.
  • USS O-12 (SS-73) - an O-11-class submarine (1917–1931), which bore the name Nautilus during a civilian arctic expedition in 1931
  • SS Nautilus - a deep sea fishing vessel constructed in Hamburg, used for defence duties in the Arabian Sea during World War II
  • SS Nautilus - a 3,174 GRT German cargo ship lost in a storm in 1962[2]
  • MV Nautilus - an Italian tanker sunk in 1942[3]
  • EV Nautilus - an exploration vessel (2009–Present)
  • UC3 Nautilus - a privately built Danish submarine (2009–Present)
  • The fictional ship Nautilus from Jules Verne's novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870) and The Mysterious Island (1874)

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