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USS South Dakota

Three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS South Dakota in honor of the 40th state.

The first USS South Dakota (ACR-9), Pennsylvania-class armored cruiser[?], escorted troops and convoys during World War I.

The second USS South Dakota (BB-49), was laid down as the lead ship of her class of battleship, but the entire class was cancelled before they were launched.

The third USS South Dakota (BB-57), the lead ship of her class of battleship, saw action during World War II.

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