船舶下水

船舶下水(英語:ship launching)指的是將新建造的船舶離開造船廠乾塢轉移到水中的過程。由於船舶的尺寸和重量,如何使其平穩下水是一項具難度的工程。下水過程亦伴隨用於帶來運氣的傳統,例如在船首打破一瓶香檳來祝福[1][2][3]

美國海軍濱海戰鬥艦聖路易斯號在2018年的下水儀式

參考資料编辑

  1. ^ Robert McNamara. History of Ship Christenings With Champagne. About.com Education. 
  2. ^ (This article includes material from "Ships of the United States Navy: Christening, Launching and Commissioning, Second Edition," which was prepared for and published by the Naval History Division of the Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., 1975, and therefore is in the public domain as federal government work). Reilly, John C. Christening, Launching, and Naming of U.S. Navy Ships. Naval History and Heritage Command. 31 May 2001 [2013-06-05]. (原始内容存档于11 June 2001). 
  3. ^ Basic Ship Theory Volume 1, Fifth Edition Butterworth-Heinemann; 5 edition | November 21, 2001 | ISBN 0750653965