Modern Arabic tradition likewise ascribes the ruins, like those of Birs Nimrud, near Babylon, to Nimrod, because they are the most prominent ruins of that region.
Following on this first experiment, the East India Company, in 1841, proposed to maintain a permanent flotilla on the Tigris and Euphrates, and set two vessels, the " Nitocris " and the " Nimrod," under the command of Captain Campbell of the Indian navy, to attempt the ascent of the latter river.
Similarly the ancient dike in the river Tigris at this point is ascribed to Nimrod.
In 1907, he led his own British antarctic expedition in the Nimrod.
Nimrod R.Mk 1P Designation applied to R.Mk 1 when fitted with in-flight refueling probe in 1982.