Encyclopedia > USS Connecticut

  Article Content

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.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Ocean Beach, New York

... of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 138 people, 61 households, and 35 families residing in ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 46.3 ms