This US Navy Battleship Sported Two Swimming Pools
The USS New Jersey, one of the great Iowa Class Battleships, was reactivated in the late 1960s to serve during the height of the Vietnam War. Her forward 40mm guns were removed during a very light and...
Hog Islander
Hog Islanders is the slang for ships built to Emergency Fleet Corporation designs number 1022 and 1024. These vessels were cargo and transport ships, respectively, built under government direction an...
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USS Paul Jones (DD-230)
USS Paul Jones (DD-230/AG–120) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. It was the third ship named for John Paul Jones.Paul Jones was laid down 23 December 1919 an...
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USS LST-888
USS LST-888 was an LST-542-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. Late in her career she was renamed Lee County (LST-888) — after counties in twelve Southern and...
This US Navy Battleship Sported Two Swimming Pools
The USS New Jersey, one of the great Iowa Class Battleships, was reactivated in the late 1960s to serve during the height of the Vietnam War. Her forward 40mm guns were removed during a very light and...
USS Exchange (1862)
USS Exchange (1862) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways. ...
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CGS Acadia
Built as a yacht for New York banker William Belden, Yosemite by J. Roach and Sons of Chester, PA, it was renamed Iron Fisheries Cruiser Acadia when it was purchased by the Canadian government in 1885...
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USS Benham (DD-49)
USS Benham (Destroyer No. 49/DD-49) was an Aylwin-class destroyer built for the United States Navy prior to the American entry into World War I. The ship was the first U.S. Navy vessel named in honor ...
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USS Newark (C-1)
The first USS Newark (C-1) was a United States Navy protected cruiser, the first modern cruiser in the US fleet.She was laid down by William Cramp and Sons of Philadelphia on 12 June 1888, launched on...
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USS Knickerbocker (SP-479)
USS Knickerbocker (SP-479), was a United States Navy tug, minesweeper, and dispatch ship in commission from 1917 to 1919.
Knickerbocker was built as a commercial tug of the same name in 1873 by Ne...
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USS Mississippi (BB-23)
USS Mississippi (Battleship No. 23), the lead ship of her class of battleships, was the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Mississippi. After her career in the U...
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USS Buck (DD-420)
The second USS Buck (DD-420), a World War II-era Sims-class destroyer in the service of the United States Navy, was named after Quartermaster James Buck, a Civil War Medal of Honor recipient. It was b...
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USS Newport (LST-1179)
The USS Newport (LST-1179) was the third ship to bear the name of the Rhode Island city. The first of her class of LSTs, she was capable of a sustained speed of 20 knots (37 km/h). Her ability ...
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USS Adolph Hugel (1860)
USS Adolph Hugel (1860) was a schooner acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. With her two 32-pounder guns, she was intended for use by the Union Navy as a gunboat in support of the...
USS Stockton (DD-73)
USS Stockton (DD-73), a Caldwell-class destroyer, served in the United States Navy, and later in the Royal Navy as HMS Ludlow.The second US Navy ship named for Commodore Robert F. Stockton (1795–1866)...
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USS Alert (AS-4)
The third USS Alert was an iron-hulled screw steamer gunboat in the United States Navy. The lead ship in her class, Alert was destined for a long naval career, serving from 1875 to 1922, a period of 4...
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USS Sioux (YT-19)
The first USS Sioux (YT-19) was an iron-hulled tug in the United States Navy. Sioux was named after the Sioux people.Sioux, was built as P. H. Wise at Philadelphia in 1892 by Neafie & Levy and was...
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CSS Baltic
CSS Baltic was an iron and cottonclad sidewheeler ship built in 1860 in Philadelphia as a river tow boat belonging to the Southern Steamship Co. She was purchased by the State of Alabama, converted to...
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USS Umpqua (1865)
USS Umpqua, a single-turreted, twin-screw monitor, was laid down in March 1863, before the official order had been placed, at Brownsville, Pennsylvania, by Snowden & Mason; launched on 21 December...
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USS Brilliant (1862)
USS Brilliant (1862) was a steamer purchased by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat assigned to patrol Confederate waterways.Brilliant, a wooden s...
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USS LST-60
USS Atchison County (LST-60) was an LST-1-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. Named for counties in Kansas and Missouri established in honor of David Rice Atc...
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USS Lionfish (SS-298)
USS Lionfish (SS-298), a Balao-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy named for the lionfish, a scorpaenid fish native to the Pacific and an invasive species found around the Car...
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USS Vesuvius (1888)
USS Vesuvius, the third ship of the United States Navy named for the Italian volcano, was a unique vessel in the Navy inventory which marked a departure from more conventional forms of main battery ar...
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USS Moreno (AT-87)
USS Moreno (AT-87) was a Navajo-class fleet tug constructed for the United States Navy during World War II. Her purpose was to aid ships, usually by towing, on the high seas or in combat or post-comba...
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USS Bulmer (DD-222)
USS Bulmer (DD-222/AG-86) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She was named for Captain Roscoe Bulmer, and was the last warship of the Asiatic Fleet in commiss...
USS Randolph (1776)
The first USS Randolph was a 32-gun frigate in the Continental Navy named for Peyton Randolph.Construction of the first Randolph was authorized by the Continental Congress on 13 December 1775. The fri...
USS Tacony (1863)
USS Tacony (1863) was a double-ended, side-wheel steamboat acquired by the Union Navy during the third year of the American Civil War. She was outfitted as a heavy gunboat with powerful guns and used ...
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