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USS Idaho

Four ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Idaho in honor of the 43rd state.

The first USS Idaho, 8[?] was a wooden steam sloop later converted to a full-rigged sailing ship.

The second USS Idaho (BB-24), a Mississippi-class battleship[?], missed sailing with the [[Great White Fleet, saw little action during World War I, was sold to Greece and sunk early in World War II.

The third USS Idaho (SP-545)[?], a motor boat[?], was chartered for harbor entrance patrol and submarine net patrol in the Cape May[?] and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, areas during World War I.

The fourth USS Idaho (BB-42), a New Mexico-class battleship[?], saw action in World War II.



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