Flying Dutchman, Flying Dutchman name, meaning of Flying Dutchman
Information about the name Flying Dutchman
- Etymology of the name Flying Dutchman.
- History of the name Flying Dutchman.
- Pronunciation of the nameFlying 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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