Here is some trivia for ya. The History Channel series Battle 360 was presented with limited commercial interruption by Enterprise rent a car. Guess why. This guy. Jack C. Taylor, a pilot on the U.S.S Enterprise back in the day. Now the owner of the aforementioned company.
Oh, Episode 3 of this series pays homage to the "Showboat". If the Capital ship (Carrier USS Enterprise) you are defending radios over to see if you are on fire during an attack at Guadalcanal? Well, BB-55, you did it right. No fire, just a barrage of anti-aircraft fire thrown up by you and your valiant crew.
Here is the episode.