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Actually, it’s my understanding that the Nerieds, all 50 of them, were Poseidon’s daughters!
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On Oct 18, 2019, at 2:44 PM, John Kohnen <jkohnen@...
The Nereids were sea nymphs in Greek mythology. If you see a picture of Poseidon consorting with a bevy of nubile young ladies, those are Nereids. There's also a family of sea worms called Nereids. So "Nereid" is a pretty common name for a boat.Captain Nat Herreshoff designed, and Herreshoff Manufacturing built, a steam yacht named Nereid in the 1880s.On 10/18/2019 8:46 AM, Rich G wrote:
Nereid was also a name for large boat designed by……….famous designer whom we all admire from the last century.-- John (jkohnen@...)Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind. (W. Somerset Maugham)