Ten ships of the United States Navy
have been named
, originally in honor of George Washington
, and later (20th century) for the 42nd state
The first Washington[?] was a schooner named Endeavor acquired by General George Washington, renamed Washington, and re-rigged as a brigantine.
The second Washington[?] was a row galley that operated in Narragansett Bay[?].
The third Washington, 32[?] was one of 13 frigates authorized by the Continental Congress.
The fourth Washington[?], a lateen-rigged two-masted galley, served in Brigadier General Benedict Arnold's fleet.
The fifth USS Washington, 74[?], a ship of the line, was the second US Navy ship to be launched.
The sixth USS Washington[?] was a revenue cutter[?] that initially operated out of Mobile, Alabama, before shifting to Key West, Florida.
The seventh USS Washington[?], a revenue cutter[?], was the ship that discovered Amistad after its cargo of slaves seized control of that schooner.
The eighth USS Washington (ACR-11) was a
Tennessee-class armored cruiser[?].
The ninth USS Washington (BB-47) was a
The tenth USS Washington (BB-56) was a
North Carolina-class battleship[?].
See also USS George Washington.
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