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Alas, research vessel will not be named ‘Boaty McBoatface’

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LONDON — Boaty McBoatface had captured the public’s fancy but British officials said Friday the country’s newest polar research vessel will be christened Sir David Attenborough, in honor of the prominent naturalist and broadcaster.


Alas, research vessel will not be named ‘Boaty McBoatface’ | Tampa Bay Times

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