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USS Oregon

Three ships of the United States Navy (and one ship of the Confederate States Navy[?]) have been named USS Oregon, in honor of the 33rd state.

The first Oregon[?] was a brig purchased to support an exploratory expedition.

A never-launched monitor previously named Quinsigamond and Hercules was also called Oregon before she was broken up in the ways.

The second Oregon was a battleship that saw action in the Spanish-American War.

See also CSS Oregon[?].

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