The Victory's name came from a long line of ships that bore the same name. From the early days of sail in Earth history, it was a name spoken with pride. It was not the largest or most powerful of ships in the fleet, but was extremely resilient.
Keeping in tradition with Starfleet's history, she was tasked with exploring the unknown. She set the standard for exploration during her operating in the Trinity Sector. (UFOP: StarBase 118)