Flying Dutchman, Flying Dutchman name, meaning of Flying Dutchman

Information about the name Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman is an English sailboat name. This ship is also known as “De Vliegende Hollander” (in Dutch), “El Holandés Errante” o “El holandés volador” (in Spanish).

This is a well known ghost ship all over the world. According to legend, its captain Willem van der Decken made a pact with the Devil to sail safely against any maritime or climatological adversity. However, God knew it and condemned him to wander the seas forever.

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