Found out the names of the new Trident Boats and am a bit underwhelmed HMS Dreadnought, great, Valiant, great Warspite, good and King George VI, ???????
Have been many great/ inspireing names for Boats and Ships even with the same initial but this is a mishmash
It would appear that (amidst other considerations) the Naming Committee were cunning in following a once-favoured application of apt biblical or classical quotations:
Ref. Matthew 20:16 "So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen."
King James Version (KJV)
1. Unlike the other three the last Trident boat (KGIV) shall be the first, and only one, of that class to bear a name never used by any previous RN Submarine.
2. Doubtless the Committee had many contenders for names but, for an SSBN class of only four, only a few could be chosen.
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