Expensive Research Boat Will Be Named "RRS Boaty McBoatface" Because The Internet Rules

Publish Date
Monday, 21 March 2016, 12:31PM


You know when you set up an open vote to the internet something ridiculous will happen. 

The next Royal Research Ship (RRS) needs a name and it's down to the public. 

The £200 million ($424 million NZD) ship will be used to explore the Arctic and Antarctic from 2019. And the leading names are...

4th: RRS David Attenborough

3rd: RRS Pillar of Autumn

2nd: RRS Henry Worsley

1st: RRS Boaty McBoatface

You can vote for the boats name HERE

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