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USS South Carolina

Six ships of the United States Navy have been named USS South Carolina in honor of the eighth state.

The first USS South Carolina[?] was originally L'Indien, a frigate built in Amsterdam for American agents in France during the American Revolutionary War.

The second USS South Carolina[?] was a schooner built for the Revenue Cutter Service[?].

The third USS South Carolina[?] was a coastal patrol vessel.

The fourth USS South Carolina[?] was a screw steamer that saw action in the American Civil War.

The fifth USS South Carolina (BB-26) was the lead ship of her class of battleship.

The sixth USS South Carolina (CGN-37)[?] was a California-class[?] nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser.



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