At least in name only:
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society was given permission to use Irwin’s name by his widow Terri Irwin, who was in Melbourne today as the ship’s 52-member crew prepared to set sail on a two-month protest operation.
Previously named Robert Hunter, Sea Shepherd’s former Scottish fisheries patrol vessel is now Steve Irwin.
It will attempt to intercept a Japanese whaling fleet which for the Southern Ocean a fortnight ago. [AAP]
My feelings about these eco-loons still remains unchanged.