Ridiculously Named Submarine Begins Mission

This is the the David Attenborough, a British research vessel with a special onboard addition. The British government ran a competition to name the vessel last year and the name 'Boaty McBoatface' won hands down. Now that's what this yellow research submarine is called. British high-tech remote-operated yellow submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ began its first data collection mission to help scientists understand how global warming affects oceans at the Chilean port of Punta Arenas last weekend. Although the government decided not to call the entire ship 'Boaty McBoatface,' they stayed at least partially true to their word.

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