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USS Kearsarge

Four commissioned ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Kearsarge. The first was named for a mountain in New Hampshire; the later ones were named in honor of the first.

The sloop of war[?] USS Kearsarge fought one of the American Civil War's most memorable naval actions.

The battleship USS Kearsarge (BB-5) sailed with the Great White Fleet.

The aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-12) was briefly named Kearsarge before she was launched.

The aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge (CV-33)[?] served in the Korean War and the Vietnamese War[?].

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship commissioned in 1993.



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