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Famous US Naval Ships

Name these famous US Naval Ships
All of these start with USS but will be accepted without the prefix
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2019
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Built in 1797 in Boston and still there today, has never lost a battle, and is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world
USS Constitution
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John Paul Jones captained this ship, its name is inspired by a Benjamin Franklin book. A more recent ship bearing this name was damaged by arson and later scrapped
USS Bonhomme Richard
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Ship captured in a battle against the previous answer's ship and briefly served as Jones' new flagship after ship #2 sunk from battle damage. Another ship with this name was built during the Civil War
USS Serapis
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Battleship sunk as a result of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona
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The US Navy has ALWAYS had a ship bearing this name up until 2012 and is currently building a new one of the same class as #10
USS Enterprise
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Sister ship to #1, many ships have bore this name. One resides in Baltimore today where the original 1797 one was built
USS Constellation
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Captured by North Korea and is still commissioned
USS Pueblo
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Ship from which the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo was launched
USS Hornet
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First of the new class of stealth destroyers
USS Zumwalt
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First of the new class of aircraft carriers
USS Gerald R. Ford
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The Japanese unconditionally surrendered, ending WWII, on the deck of this ship
USS Missouri
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This ship was sunk in Havana harbor, starting the Spanish-American war
USS Maine
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This ironclad fought against the CSS Merrimack/CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads
USS Monitor
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Sunk at the Battle of Midway. Named for the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War. Succeeded by an Essex-class carrier of the same name
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
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Sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Named for one of the two sites of the first engagements of the Revolutionary War. Nicknamed "Lady ___". Succeeded by an Essex-class carrier of the same name
USS Lexington (CV-2)
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Largest sailing ship built by the United States, burned during the Civil War to avoid being captured by the Confederacy. Rated to carry 130 guns
USS Pennsylvania
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First of the old class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers still in service. Named for the commander of the US Pacific Fleet in WWII
USS Nimitz
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