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USS Connecticut

Five ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Connecticut in honor of the fifth state.

The first USS Connecticut[?], a gondola[?], served with the Continental Army on Lake Champlain during the American Revolutionary War.

The second USS Connecticut, 26[?], served during the Quasi-War.

The third USS Connecticut[?] was a sidewheel steamer that saw action in the American Civil War.

Pompanoosuc, a screw steamer, was renamed Connecticut while still in the ways; she was condemned and broken up before ever being launched.

A monitor was named Connecticut while under construction, but was commissioned as Nevada[?]. A few year later, she was renamed Tonopah[?], and served as a submarine tender[?] under that name during World War I.

The fourth USS Connecticut (BB-18), lead ship of her class[?] of battleship, sailed with the Great White Fleet and saw action during World War I.

The fifth USS Connecticut (SSN-22)[?] is the second Seawolf-class submarine.



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