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Maiden voyage

The maiden voyage of a ship, aircraft or other craft is the first journey made by the craft after shakedown. A number of traditions and superstitions are associated with it.

The following ships were lost on their maiden voyage:

Naval ships

Passenger ships and cargo liners

Cargo ships

Racing yachts

Footnotes

  • 1 = Due to enemy action.
  • 2 = Maiden revenue-earning voyage.
  • 3 = Constructive total loss

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