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Kittanning

A town in Armstrong County in western Pennsylvania located on the Allegheny River 37 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. In Iroquois dialects the word, kittanning, means "on the great stream."

(YTB-787: dp. 325 (It.) ; 1. 109'; b. 28'; dr. 13'; s. 12 k.; cpl. 12; cl. Pontiac)

Kittanning (YTB-787) was laid down 22 December 1965 by Marinette Maine Corp., Marinette, Wis.; and launched 29 March 1966.

The new large harbor tug was placed in service in the Pacific Fleet 27 October 1966; and in 1967 operates out of Yokosuka, Japan, assisting ships of the American and Allied navies in the Far East. Her labors, like those of countless other service ships, are a major source of American naval strength in the Far East helping to prevent that troubled region from being engulfed by war or communism.


Capt. Charles Griffin, Commanded West Point Battery at Bull Run

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When Freddie Cunningham was born in Manorville, PA in 1893, he was the youngest of 5 children born to Westley and Elizabeth A. (Shaul) Cunningham. His Father was employed as a painter and specialized in painting very high edifices like bridges and coal tipples, etc. In 1903 at the tender age of 10, he lost his mother. His older sister Armintha was married, as were his two brothers Wesley and Chester. His brother Chester had joined his father in the painting business and when his sister Eva married the following May, Westley out of necessity began to take the young Freddie on the job.

Published in Simpsons Daily Leader Times on June 8, 1910

The young dare devil became quite adept at climbing the high towers and was fearless when it came to heights. At age 13 he had become renowned as a high wire artist, working with Rutherford Greater Shows. His father accompanied him on his tours. They continued to travel while doing painting work in the off season.

In May of 1917 at age 24, Freddie joined the service. He became a Corporal in the 14th U. S. Cavalry and was Honorable Discharged on March 17, 1919. While he was stationed in Texas in October of 1917, his Father and brother Chester fell while painting a coal tipple at Mohawk Mine in East Franklin Township. His Father was killed and his brother seriously injured. Freddie continued to work the high wire although little is known of when or where. In 1923, he traveled to Havana, Cuba to perform and there met Providenzia Lopez. They married in December of 1923 and traveled between San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the United States, residing in many areas. He had added trapeze artistry to his high wire act and was employed by Dixie Carnival Company.

On November 24, 1934, while traveling “over-the-jump”, a term used by carnival workers when traveling between engagements, he fell from the back of a truck as it passed through Augusta, Georgia and was killed. He is buried in West View Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia. His wife survived him passing away in 1976.

Cunningham, Freddie C.

180117819
b. May 3, 1893 d. Nov. 24, 1934
West View Cemetery
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

Published in The Morning Herald on July 27, 1914

The Rutherford Greater Shows were owned and managed by brothers Harry and Irving Polack. Harry Polack dying in March 20, 1919. Find A Grave #87215265. Irving Polack living until 1949 and dying in California.


Kittanning

Kittanning was the site of a major battle during the French and Indian War and later settled. The borough was incorporated in 1803 and eventually became the seat of Armstrong County. By the early 20th century, the area around Kittanning had become an important industrial center, with several mines, mills and factories. Among these facilities was a clothing factory owned by Sidney Kaufman, who was a member of Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh.

Various sources provide conflicting dates for the beginning of a Jewish community in Kittanning. According a January 1940 survey conducted by the Works Progress Administration Church Archives, a group of Jewish families first began meeting in 1896, for the purposes of starting a religious school. In his book The Jewish Experience in Western Pennsylvania, A History: 1755-1945, Jacob Feldman places the beginnings of the community in 1900, when several Jewish immigrants from Lithuania began walking to religious services at the home of Louis Pollock in Manorville, which was equidistant from the bigger towns of Kittanning and Ford City. A community history published in 1954 put the date of these services at 1905. According to a different community history, 15 women founded the Mother’s Club of Kittanning in January 1912 and ran a religious school at the International Order of the Odd Fellows Hall at 315 Jacobs Street and later at the Kittanning Academy Building at 370 N. Jefferson Street until approximately 1918, when the school joined the Southwestern District of Pennsylvania Jewish Religious Schools program run by the National Council of Jewish Women.

Some of the earliest Jewish families in the Kittanning community were the Appels, the Adelsons, the Caplans, the Gruskins, the Pollocks, the Rambachs, the Silverblatts and a shochet (ritual slaughterer) from Ford City named Harry Friedman. No later than 1918, these families chartered Kneseth Israel Congregation and purchased an existing residence that they converted into a synagogue. Israel Rambach was the first president of the group and Morris Adelson was the first vice president. The congregation paid off the mortgage for the building in 1941. A decade after, a newly formed building committee began discussing plans to build a new synagogue. The congregation eventually sold its original synagogue and hired architect Alexander Sharove to design a new synagogue . The congregation broke ground of the building in 1953 and dedicated a new synagogue at 599 N. Water Street in 1954.

An important feature of the new synagogue was two series of stained glass windows. One series of 13 windows depicted Jewish history from creation to the founding of the State of Israel. A second series of eight windows depicted the major Jewish holidays.

The American Jewish Yearbook listed a population of 145 for Kittanning in its 1918-1919 edition. The figure might have included Ford City, given that the yearbook listed a population of 109 for Kittanning and 68 for Ford City in the 1928-1929 edition. In the 1940-1941 yearbook, the population of Kittanning increased to 167 and the population of Ford City decreased to 35. Kittanning and Ford City had a combined Jewish population of 200 in the 1951 yearbook, and Kittanning had a Jewish population 175 in the 1984 yearbook. According to congregational notes, Kneseth Israel had approximately 200 members at the time of a mortgage burning ceremony for the new synagogue in 1960 but only 20 members when the congregation sold its synagogue to a local church in 1987.


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یواس‌اس کیتانینگ (وای‌تی‌بی-۷۸۷) (به انگلیسی: USS Kittanning (YTB-787) ) یک کشتی است که طول آن ۱۰۹ فوت (۳۳ متر) می‌باشد. این کشتی در سال ۱۹۶۶ ساخته شد.

یواس‌اس کیتانینگ (وای‌تی‌بی-۷۸۷)
پیشینه
مالک
سفارش ساخت: ۱۴ ژانویه ۱۹۶۵
آب‌اندازی: ۲۲ دسامبر ۱۹۶۵
آغاز کار: ۲۹ مارس ۱۹۶۶
به دست آورده شده: ۱۹ مه ۱۹۶۶
مشخصات اصلی
وزن: ۲۸۳ long ton (۲۸۸ تن)
درازا: ۱۰۹ فوت (۳۳ متر)
پهنا: ۳۱ فوت (۹٫۴ متر)
آبخور: ۱۴ فوت (۴٫۳ متر)
سرعت: ۱۲ گره (۱۴ مایل بر ساعت؛ ۲۲ کیلومتر بر ساعت)

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Kittanning Genealogy (in Armstrong County, PA)

NOTE: Additional records that apply to Kittanning are also found through the Armstrong County and Pennsylvania pages.

Kittanning Birth Records

Kittanning Cemetery Records

Saint Mary Cemetery Billion Graves

Whitesburg United Methodist Cemetery Billion Graves

Kittanning Census Records

Federal Census 1850 US Gen Web Archives

Federal Census 1851 US Gen Web Archives

Federal Census of 1940, Kittanning Township, Pennsylvania LDS Genealogy

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Kittanning Church Records

Center Hill Church of the Brethren Directory 1941: Kittanning, Armstrong Co US Gen Web Archives

Kittanning City Directories

Kittanning Death Records

Kittanning Histories and Genealogies

Kittanning Immigration Records

Kittanning Land Records

Kittanning Map Records

Map of Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 1896. Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, June 1897 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, March 1886 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, November 1891 Library of Congress

Kittanning Marriage Records

Kittanning Military Records

Kittanning Miscellaneous Records

Kittanning Newspapers and Obituaries

Daily Leader-Times 1950, 1958, 1963-1964 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Kittaning Leader Times 1964-1995 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Kittanning Daily Leader Times 1952, 1963-1965 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Leader Times 10/12/2001 to Current Genealogy Bank

Leader Times 10/12/2001 to Current Genealogy Bank

Simpson's Leader-Times 1915, 1919, 9125-1931, 1957-1977 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Simpson's Leader-Times 1926-1977 Newspapers.com

Simpsons' Daily Leader 1909-1919 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Simpsons' Daily Leader-Times 1920-1932, 1952, 1957-1961 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Offline Newspapers for Kittanning

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Armstrong Advertiser, and Anti-Masonic Free Press. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1830-1833

Armstrong Democrat and Sentinel. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1880-1921

Armstrong Republican. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1865-1902

Armstrong True American. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1812-1813

Columbian, and Farmers and Mechanics Advertiser. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1819-1831

Columbian. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1819-1831

County Standard. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1886-1896

Daily Leader-Times. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1961-1964

Daily Times. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1898-1921

Democratic Sentinel. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1864-1880

Kittanning Free Press. (Kittanning, Armstrong Co., Pa.) 1840s-1930

Kittanning Gazette and Columbian. (Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa.) 1831-1833

Kittanning Gazette. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1833-1841

Kittanning Gazette. (Kittanning, Penn.) 1825-1831

Kittanning Times. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1880-1921

Leader-Times. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1964-Current

Mentor. (Kittanning [Pa.]) 1862-1864

Simpsons' Daily Leader-Times. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1921-1961

Simpsons' Daily Leader. (Kittanning, Pa.) 1909-1921

Kittanning Probate Records

Kittanning School Records

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I have had a difficult time in preparing the following article whether is was due to lack of ‘time’, concentrating on the actual delivery and writing of the content, or simply old fashion laziness, I decided I needed to complete it before I started articles of other matters. In my recent quest of becoming a clock collector, and researching the history of the nearly two dozen clocks that have come home with me, I reminded myself that somewhere in my readings and research on other subjects, there was once a clock maker in Kittanning. It didn’t take any real amount of time to locate John Clugston, the individual who built the clocks. This little afternoon curiosity, quickly turned into a quest to learn more about this seemingly obscure piece of Kittanning history.

This frame building is believed to be John Clugston’s clock store.

On June 21, 1828 in an ad taken out of the Columbian, a newspaper published in Kittanning, that he had “commenced the manufacture of eight-day and thirty-hour brass clocks, in the frame building next door to Thomas Blair’s office. ” This was located on lot No. 122, on the north side of Market, a little above Jefferson street, and opposite the old Register’s office. It was quickly learned that Clugston never built and of his thirty-hour clocks, and only completed and sold five of the eight-day clocks.

These five clocks that were made cost in around the $40 mark and were made of the finest materials available at that time. One of the clocks was purchased by John Mechling, which later was purchased by J. E. Brown. Another clock was sold to James McCullough Sr., one by Mr. James Montieth, another to James Matthews and finally one to David Reynolds, owner of the Kittanning Inn. Mr. Clugston carefully constructed, polished and fitted each intricate part into creating these clocks. They also included attachments which indicated the day of the month and the current moon phase.

The clock owned by James Montieth, who was a charter member of the First Presbyterian Church, trustee of the Kittanning Academy in 1821 and operated a store in the 1820’s on Market, would become the property of his daughter, Mrs. Nancy Gilpin, whose husband, Dr. John Gilpin, moved the clock to Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland after his wife’s death. This clock originally stood in the mansion on Jacob’s Hill, built by Dr. Gilpin. After Dr. Gilpin passed away the clock was owned by his second wife, Olive Gilpin. Upon her death the clock was brought back to Kittanning by Mary Elizabeth Adele Gilpin McCain, the great granddaughter of the original owner, James Montieth. Jim McClister, and attorney from Kittanning once found McCain standing on a chair to wind the clock. He happily volunteered to the task of winding the clock every Sunday over the next several years. Mr. McClister remarked that the clock was quite tall and was very handsome with beautiful veneer, and that it kept great time.

The clock that was purchased by David Reynolds, was perhaps the best known of all five built by Clugston. This clock was placed in the Kittanning Inn, and it was that clock that became the official time for all business conducted at the Armstrong County Courthouse. Each day the county crier would transverse the Market and Jefferson Street intersection from the courthouse to the Kittanning Inn and find the ‘official’ time before returning for the start of each days court. This clock eventually fell into disrepair and wasn’t kept running. The clock remained in the Reynolds family until the great-grandson of David Reynolds sold it to Dr. Douglas and Mrs. Caroline Shaffer. Dr. Shaffer, a horologist, was at one time President of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. In 1984, the Shaffer’s donated the Clugston clock to the American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut. This clock which is made from walnut and tiger maple rises at 8’ 11″ tall, and stands as a testament to the craftsmanship of John Clugston.

The Clugston clock that was purchased by David Reynolds stood for many years in his Kittanning Inn and later in the Reynolds Hotel. The dial on the Clugston clock owned by David Reynolds is thought to be made by Philadelphian, William Jones.

Mr. Clugston who was believed to be born in Kittanning about 1802 only remained in Kittanning until sometime just before 1840,when he moved his family to Portsmouth, OH. There, he went from being a tall case clock maker to a watch maker. His wife, Caroline, passed away in 1858. Mr. Clugston then virtually vanishes and it is only known that he is buried in a cemetery in Calhoun County, Illinois near where his son William lived.

It is my desire to continue research on the remaining four Clugston clocks to see if any have survived the past 180 years. My clock and Kittanning memorabilia collections would be near complete with a Clugston clock in it.

The long walnut case from the Clugston clock now stands with many other great clocks at the American Watch and Clock Museum in Bristol, CT.

page 303, 1830 Census of Kittanning Borough, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

page 89, 1840 Census of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

page 198, 1850 Census of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

page 367, 1860 Census of Portor Township, Scioto County, Ohio.

History of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Robert Walker Smith, Esq., Waterman & Watkins & Co., Chicago, Il, 1883.

Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People, Past and Present, J. H. Beers & Co., 1914

Forum board of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.

Mr. James McClister, Attorney

Clugston clock pictures courtesy of the American Clock and Watch Museum, Mr. Thomas Manning, Curator.

Picture of building on Market Street taken from the 1884 picture of Market Street, Christopher Anthony


1843 History of Armstrong County PA

Armstrong County derived its name, from Gen. John Armstrong, who commanded the expedition against the Indians at Kittanning, in 1756. The county was taken from Lycoming, Westmoreland, and Allegheny, by the act of 12th March, 1800. In 1802, commissioners were appointed to fix the county seat, and upon their report, in 1804, the present site was laid out in 1805, the county was fully organized for judicial purposes. James Sloan, James Matthews, and Alexander Walker, were appointed the first commissioners for locating the county seat and organizing the county but Alexander Walker declined serving. The county has recently been curtailed by the separation of Clarion. Average length, 25 ms. breadth, 25 area, about 625 sq. miles. The population, in 1800, 2,399 in 1810, 6,143 in 1820, 10,324 in 1830, 17,625 in 1840, 28,365, of which about 9,500 should be deducted, being now in Clarion co. A great portion of the population is of German descent, having emigrated from Northampton and Lehigh counties.

The most important feature in the county is that noble river, the Allegheny, which traverses its entire length. The general features of the Allegheny are peculiar, and in some respects remarkable, particularly as regards its connection with great channels of internal communication in other sections of the country. By means of French creek, and Le Boeuf lake, and Conewango creek, and Chautauqua lake, on the northwest, it almost touches Lake Erie on the northeast it stretches out its long arms towards the Genesee river, in New York, and the west branch of the Susquehanna on the east, through its branches, the Kiskiminetas and Conemaugh, it is chained by an iron tie over the Allegheny mountains to the sources of the Juniata while on the south it pours its waters into the Ohio. On all these routes great public improvements have been projected, and on several completed. For the greater part of its course this river flows, not through a broad valley, like most others, but through a great ravine, from 100 to 400 feet below the common level of the adjacent country. From about the middle of Armstrong county, downwards, it is true, there are many fine bodies of alluvial land, (on one of which Kittanning is located,) but from that upwards precipitous hills, for the most part, jut close to the water's edge on both sides of the river. The scenery is in some places wild and rugged, but more generally picturesque and beautiful. The hills, though steep, are clothed with a dense forest, presenting the appearance of a vast verdant wall, washed at its base, on either hand, by the limped water of the river, alternately purling over ripples, or sleeping in deep intervening pools. This regular succession of alternate pebbly ripples and deep pools is another peculiarity of this river there are no rocks, strictly so called, in the channel. This circumstance renders the navigation in its natural state very safe at full water and on this account, also, no river is better adapted for improvement by artificial means. Mineral wealth is scattered along its banks in great profusion. Bituminous coal in exhaustless quantities is found as far up as Franklin iron ore is also abundant, and limestone beds frequently alternate with the coal measures. Salt is obtained by boring from 400 to 700 feet.

In addition to the Allegheny, the Kiskirninetas forms the southwestern boundary of the co., with the main line of the Pennsylvania canal along its margin. The other streams are Red Bank, the northern boundary, formerly called Sandy Lick cr., Mahoning, formerly called by the Indians Mohulbucteetam, Pine cr., Crooked cr., and a few smaller streams, all tributary to the Allegheny. Red Bank and Mahoning drain a vast extent of pine lands, and annually bear upon their waters innumerable rafts of lumber. Water power is most abundant.

The soil of the county, though various, averages well: much of it is very good. The whole face of the country, where unimproved, is covered with a very heavy growth of timber of every description known to this section of the Union. As an article of trade, the white pine, which abounds chiefly in the northeastern portion of the county, stands foremost.

Salt-wells are numerous, both along the Allegheny and the Kiskiminetas: there have been in operation between 25 and 30 in the whole county but many have ceased operations with the change in the times. To obtain a supply of salt water, the earth is perforated to the depth of from 400 to 700 feet. In this operation the auger is driven by steam, horse, or hand power, at a price per foot varying with the depth, from 92 to $3. The fuel used for evaporation is generally coal and in many cases it may be thrown from the mouth of the mine into the furnace.

There are several iron furnaces in the county, of which the most prominent are the Bear Creek furnace on Bear creek, and the Great Western on the Allegheny, at the mouth of Sugar creek, both in the northwest corner of the county the Allegheny furnace, near Kittanning, on the west side of the river and one on the Kiskiminetas.

The Great Western Iron Works is one of the most extensive establishments in Pennsylvania. It was commenced some four or five years since, under the management of Philander Raymond, Esq., in connection with several wealthy gentlemen of New York City. The lands of the company, which before selection were carefully explored by Mr. Raymond, comprise every material and facility for prosecuting the iron business. There are rich deposits of ore, bituminous coal of the finest quality, limestone, forests of timber, water power, and sufficient land for agricultural purposes. The whole process of making the iron is carried on with bituminous coal and coke, in the manner practiced in Wales and although the article resulting from this process possesses some peculiar qualities in working with which our western blacksmiths are not yet familiarized, yet it is growing in favor with them as they learn how to manage it. The company has in operation one or more furnaces, a rolling-mill, nail factory, foundry, store, &c. and a beautiful busy little village has sprung up around the works, as if by the effect of magic. A large quantity of railroad iron has been made by this establishment.

Kittanning, the seat of justice, is situated upon a broad flat of alluvial soil, on the left bank* of the Allegheny river, near the centre of the county, It was formerly the site of an old Indian town of the same name and a great trail called the Kittanning path went over the mountains to Black Log valley, Standing-stone, (now Huntingdon,) &c. &c, by which the Indians communicated with the Susquehanna country. There was also another Indian town at the mouth of Mohulbucteetam, or Mahoning creek. Kittanning was a prominent point in the northwestern boundary of the last great purchase made by the Proprietary government, in 1768, at Fort Stanwix. The line stretched across from Kittanning to the southwestern source, or "the canoe place," of the West Branch of Susquehanna, thence by that branch to the mouth of Pine creek, &c. The country north and west of the Ohio and Allegheny rivers was purchased by the commonwealth, at Fort Stanwix, in 1784.

The present town was laid out in 1804, and incorporated as a borough in 1821. Four streets run parallel with the river, crossed at right angles by eight others. Population in 1840, 702. It contains the usual county buildings, an academy, a very flourishing female seminary, and Methodist, Presbyterian, and Episcopal churches. The Lutherans and Associate Presbyterians have no edifice of their own, although they worship regularly in the town. Kittanning is said to be very healthy, and the water pure and wholesome.

The place is well situated for manufacturing purposes. The hills which environ the town are rich in coal-one bed of which is 4 1-2 feet thick-and some of them in iron ore: a fine productive country surrounds it. The Allegheny affords ready access to market at all times by keelboats, and often by steam. A turnpike road leads 16 miles west, to Butler, and another 24 miles southeast, to Indiana. The river is crossed here by a ferry-boat driven by the force of the current. It is said to have been invented by Mr. Cunningham, the ferryman of the opposite shore, in 1834 though (as the writer thinks) the plan has long been known to French military engineers, under the name of Pont Volant, or flying bridge. About 400 yards above the landing on the west side, a strong wire is attached to a tree on the bank of the river the other end is attached to the boat by means of stay-ropes, with which it can be brought to any desired angle with the current. By bringing that end of the boat intended to go foremost a little up the stream, it immediately sets off like a thing of life, impelled solely by the oblique action of the water against its side. The trip is performed in about five minutes. The wire is kept out of the water by means of several small boats of peculiar construction, which cross simultaneously with the large boat, like so many goslings swimming with their mother.

* In the topographical descriptions in this work, the terms right and left bank of a river, in common use among civil and military engineers, arc used in preference to north, touth, runt, or wfsl bank. It is understood when these terms are used, that a person is going down the river. This method defines the petition of a town far more correctly than the other-for instance, Wheeling, Va., is on the east side of the Ohio so is Economy, Pa. Yet they are not on the Mm side Wheeling being on the left bank, and Economy on the right bank, to a person going down the river.

DESTRUCTION OF THE INDIAN TOWN OF KITTANNING

The following account of the destruction of the old Indian town of Kittanning, is from the Pennsylvania Gazette of Sept- 23, 1756. Dr. Maese, in a note in the N. Y. Hist. Soc. Coll., endorses the accuracy of this statement, which he had compared with the original letter of Col. Armstrong to the governor of Pennsylvania. The letter alluded to is among the archives of the state at Harrisburg, and is said to be very long and minute in detailing the occurrences of the expedition.

It is proper to observe that the current tradition among the aged men of the town now is, that no one but old Jacobs was burned in the house that all the other Indians had gone off. Yet it would seem that Col. Armstrong's official report ought to be true. The site of this house was near where Dr. John Gilpin's now stands and in excavating his cellar, the bones of old Jacobs were dug up.

Armstrong's men had quite a skirmish with the Indians out at Blanket hill, 5 miles east of Kittanning, the place at which the detachment of 14 remained. A silver medal was presented to Col. Armstrong by the city of Philadelphia, for his conduct in this expedition-a representation of which is given in the memoirs of the Penn. Hist. Society, vol. 2.

After the destruction of the Indian town, the location remained unimproved by white people, until near the close of the last century. The land remained in possession of the Armstrong family and when the establishment of the county was proposed, Dr. Armstrong of Carlisle, a son of the general, made a donation of the site of the town to the county, on condition of receiving one half the proceeds of the sales of lots.

Mr. Robert Brown, still residing near town, and David Reynolds, were among the first who erected dwellings in the place. Mr. Brown came here first in 1798, with several hunters. He first settled on the opposite bank of the river. At that time there were very few settlers in the region. Jeremiah Loughery, an old frontier-man, who had been in Armstrong's expedition, lingered around the place for many years. He had no family, and wandered from house to house, staying all night with people, and repaying their hospitality with anecdotes of his adventures. The early settlers of that day found it necessary to be always prepared for Indian warfare, and for hunting the beasts of the forest: indeed, their character generally throughout the surrounding region, was a mixture of the frontier-man, the hunter, and the agriculturist. Not long after coming here, Mr. Brown remembers attending a military review at which there was neither a coat nor a shoe : all wore hunting shirts, and went barefoot, or wore moccasins.

In the winter of 1837-8, a remarkable gorge occurred in the Allegheny river opposite Kittanning. The ice first gorged about H miles above town, and caused considerable alarm. It broke, however, and passed the town freely,-but again gorged below. The water thus checked, instantly fell back upon the town, and deluged the whole flat quite to the base of the hills. Many fears were expressed that the whole town would be swept away. The ferry-boat passed quite up to the high grounds,-and all the inhabitants had escaped to the hills. Providentially the gorge broke after about 20 or 30 minutes, and the frightened inhabitants returned with lightened hearts to their homes.

The following biographical sketch is abridged from an article in the Kittanning Gazette of Sept. 1833 :

Died, at his residence in this borough, on the 4th inst., in the 89th year of his age, the Venerable Robert Orr, one of the associate judges of this county. Judge Orr was born in the county of Derry, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States in the year 1766, and from that time until the year 1773, resided east of the mountains, in which year he married a young lady by the name of Culbertson, of respectable family, in the (then) county of Cumberland, (now Mifflin.) In the same year, he settled with his wife at Hannahstown, in Westmoreland co. Immediately on the declaration of Independence, Mr. Orr took a very active part in favor of his adopted country, and as the frontier was at that time unprotected from the excursions, depredations, and cruelties of the savages by any regular force, he was always found foremost in volunteering his services, and in encouraging others to do so.

In the summer of 1781, Gen. Clarke, of Virginia, having determined to make an excursion against the hostile Indians, down the Ohio river, requested Archibald Laughrey to raise in Westmoreland co. 100 volunteers, and on communicating this request to Mr. Orr, he immediately raised a company of volunteers, principally at his own expense, furnishing to those who were unable to do so, out of his own funds, all the necessaries for the intended expedition.

Early in the engagement Capt. Orr received a shot which broke his left arm. Of the whole detachment not one escaped the wounded who were unable to travel, were all tomahawked on the ground the remaining few, (among whom was Capt. Orr,) were brutally dragged through the wilderness to Lower Sandusky, regardless of their wounds and sufferings, where he was kept for several months and the Indians finding that they could not effect a cure, took him to Detroit, where he remained in the hospital until the ensuing spring, when he was transferred to Montreal, and was exchanged early in the spring of 1783, when the few that remained of Col. Laughrey's regiment returned to their homes. On the 13th July, 1782, (during the imprisonment of the deceased,) Hannahstown was attacked and burnt down by the Indians, and Capt Orr's house and all his property destroyed. On his return to Westmoreland co., in the summer of 1783, Capt. Orr raised another company for the defence of the frontier, to serve two months marched them to the mouth of Bull cr., N. W. of the Allegheny River, built a block-house there, and served out the necessary tour.

In the fall of the same year, 1783, he was elected sheriff of Westmoreland co.

In 1805, when Armstrong co. was organized for judicial purposes, Capt. Orr was appointed one of the associate judges of the co., which situation he continued to nil with honor to himself, and satisfaction to the community, until his death.

[Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, Philadelphia, 1843, Page 94-98]

Freeport , a flourishing village on the right bank of the Allegheny river and Pa. canal, at the lower corner of the county, was laid out by David Todd about the year 1800. A few settlers had already occupied the ground previous to that time. The mouth of Buffalo creek, and the island, created a fine eddy opposite the village and it was probably anticipated that it would become a popular rendezvous for boatmen and lumbermen during the season of floods. This circumstance raised great expectations in the minds of the proprietors. The lots were eagerly purchased, but before long became of little or no value : many were abandoned or sold for taxes and the village made but slow progress, until the construction of the canal. This work crosses the Allegheny about a mile above, passes through the centre of the village, and then crosses Buffalo creek on an aqueduct a short distance below. The erection of two aqueducts and a lock, and the facilities offered by the canal, gave an impetus to enterprise and the resources of the surrounding country began to be developed. Many salt wells were bored at the base of the river hills south of the village, which are now in active operation. There is a steam saw-mill, a steam grist-mill, and the usual branches of manufacture for the supply of the contiguous agricultural population. The population of Freeport in 1840, was 727.

Warren is a small village in Kiskiminetas township on the river of that name, about 20 miles south of Kittanning. It contains some 20 or 30 dwellings. The Pennsylvania canal passes the village.

Leechburg is a flourishing village on the canal at dam No. 1 on the Kiskiminetas, about 13 miles south of Kittanning. It was started at the time of the construction of the canal, under the auspices of Mr. Leech, a distinguished forwarding merchant. The business of building canal boats has been extensively carried on here. It contains some 30 or 40 dwellings.

Lawrenceburg is a small village in the northwest corner of the county, in Perry township, about 20 miles from Kittanning, containing about 20 houses, stores, &c.

EXPLOITS OF CAPTAIN SAMUEL BRADY

Several of the exploits of Capt. Samuel Brady, the captain of the spies, occurred within the limits of Armstrong county. The extract given below is from the sketches of Brady's adventures published in the Blairsville Record in 1832. These sketches were written by Mr. M'Cabe, of Indiana, and the facts were principally derived from the brother of Capt. Brady, who still lives in Indiana county.

Capt. Samuel Brady was born in Shippensburg, in Cumberland co., in 1758, but soon after removed with his father to the West Branch of Susquehanna, a few miles above Northumberland. Cradled amid the alarms and excitements of a frontier exposed to savage warfare, Brady's military propensities were very early developed. He eagerly sought a post in the revolutionary army was at the siege of Boston a lieutenant at the massacre of the Paoli and in 1779 was ordered to Fort Pitt with the regiment under Gen. Broadhead. A short time previous to this, both his father and brother had fallen by the hands of Indians and from that moment Brady took a solemn oath of vengeance against all Indians. And his future life was devoted to the fulfillment of his vow. While Gen. Broadhead held command at Fort Pitt, (1780-81,) Brady was often selected to command small scouting parties sent into the Indian country north and west of the fort, to watch the movements of the savages a charge which Brady always fulfilled with his characteristic courage and sagacity.

Brady's success as a partisan had acquired for him its usual results-approbation with some, and envy with others. Some of his brother officers censured the commandant for affording him such frequent opportunities for honorable distinction. At length open complaint was made, accompanied by a request, in the nature of a demand, that others should be permitted to share with Brady the perils and honors of the service, abroad from the fort. The general apprised Brady of what had passed, who readily acquiesced in the propriety of the proposed arrangements and an opportunity was not long wanting for testing its efficiency.

The Indian* made an inroad into the Sewickly settlement, committing the most barbarous murders, of men, women, and children stealing such property as was portable, und destroying all else. The alarm was brought to Pittsburg, and a party of soldiers, under the command of the emulous officers, despatched for the protection of the settlements, and chastisement of the foe. From this expedition Brady was of course excluded but the restraint was irksome to his feelings.

The day after the detachment had marched, Brady solicited permission from his commander to take a small party for the purpose of "catching the Indians" but was refused. By dint of importunity, however, he at length wrung from him a reluctant consent, and the command of Jive men to this he added his pet Indian, and made hasty preparation.

Instead of moving towards Sewickly, as the first detachment had done, he crossed the Allegheny at Pittsburg, and proceeded up the river. Conjecturing that the Indians had descended that stream in canoes, till near the settlement, he was careful to examine the mouths of all creeks coming into it, particularly from the southeast. At the mouth of Big Mahoning, about six miles above Kittanning, the canoes were seen drawn up to its western bank. He instantly retreated down the river, and-waited for night. As soon as it was dark, he made a raft, and crossed to the Kittanning side. He then proceeded up to the creek, and found that the Indiana had, in the mean time, crossed the creek, as their canoes were now drawn to its upper or northeastern bank.

The country on both sides of Mahoning, at its mouth, is rough and mountainous and the stream, which was then high, very rapid. Several ineffectual attempts were made to wade it, which they at length succeeded in doing, three or four miles above the canoes. Next a fire was made, their clothing dried, and arms inspected and the party moved towards the Indian camp, which was pitched on the second bank of the river. Brady placed his men at some distance, on the lower or first bank.

The Indians had brought from Sewickly a stallion, which they had fettered and turned to pasture on the lower bank. An Indian, probably the owner, under the law of arms, came frequently down to him, and occasioned the party no little trouble. The horse, too, seemed willing to keep their company, and it required considerable circumspection to avoid all intercourse with cither. Brady became so provoked that he had a strong inclination to tomahawk the Indian, but his calmer judgment repudiated the act, as likely to put to hazard a more decisive and important achievement.

At length the Indians seemed quiet, and the captain determined to pay them a closer visit. He had got quite near their fires his pet Indian had caught him by the hair and gave it a pluck, intimating the advice to retire, which he would not venture to whisper but finding Brady regardless of it, had crawled off-when the captain, who was scanning their numbers, and the position of their guns, observed one throw off his blanket and rise to his feet. It was altogether impracticable for Brady to move without being seen. He instantly decided to remain where he was, and risk what might happen. He drew his head slowly beneath the brow of the bank, putting his forehead to the earth for concealment. His next sensation was that of warm water poured into the hollow of his neck, as from the spout of a teapot, which, trickling down his back over the chilled skin, produced a feeling that even his iron nerves could scarce master. He felt quietly for his tomahawk, and had it been about him he probably would have used it but he had divested himself even of that when preparing to approach the fires, lest by striking against the stones or gravel, it might give alarm. He was compelled, therefore, "nolens volens," to submit to this very unpleasant operation, until it should please his warriorship to refrain which he soon did, and returning to his place wrapped himself up in his blanket, and composed himself for sleep aa if nothing had happened.

Brady returned to and posted his men, and in the deepest silence all awaited the break of day. When it appeared, the Indians arose and stood around their fires exulting, doubtless, in the plunder they had acquired and the injury they had afflicted on their enemies. Precarious joy - short-lived triumph! The avenger of blood was beside them! At a signal given, seven rifles cracked and five Indians were dead ere they fell. Brady's well-known war-cry was heard, his party was among them, and their guns (mostly empty) were all secured. The remaining Indians instantly fled and disappeared. One was pursued by the trace of his blood, which he seems to have succeeded in stanching. The pet Indian then imitated the cry of a young wolf, which was answered by the wounded man, and the pursuit again renewed. A second time the wolf-cry was given and answered, and the pursuit continued into a windfall. Here he must have espied his pursuers, for he answered no more. Brady found his remains there three weeks afterwards, being led to the place by ravens that were preying on the carcass. The horse was unfettered, the plunder gathered, and the party commenced their return to Pittsburg, most of them descending in the Indian canoes. Three days after their return, the first detachment came in. They reported that they had followed the Indians closely, but that the latter had got into their canoes and made their escape.

Brady's affair at Brady's Bend is given under the head of Clarion co.

The honor of having invented the "Independent Treasury" is generally awarded to Martin Van Buren, Amos Kendall, or some other statesman of Washington city and yet, according to the annexed extract from the Pittsburg Daily American, of Sept.' 16, 1842, the plan would seem to have been carried into successful operation in Armstrong co. long before it was ever thought of at Washington:-

The Widow S******-If not among the most extraordinary, this lady was, or we may say is, among flu: most original within I hi: range of our acquaintance, excepting perhaps the more lofty and renowned Madame Mitchell of Mackinaw, of whom we have spoken on several occasions. The widow S , at the time of our first acquaintance with that lady, owned and resided on one of the best farms on ____creek, in ___Co., Pa. In person she was large and masculine, and being of German descent, spoke English but badly. Her farm was in the finest order no one had better crops, or more generally had sure ones. The labor was performed principally by her sons, herself, and her daughters, with occasional assistance which she hired. But this conducting of farms is common with many other Pennsylvania widows. Some little time after our first acquaintance commenced with Mrs. S , she married [in 1825] a man named D____ .

But notwithstanding this event, she neither took his name, nor did they reside together. D____ owned and lived upon a farm some few miles distant each occupied their separate premises and fanned their own land-sold their own produce in their own name, and enjoyed their separate profits. To be sure D ____ would sometimes act as his wife's agent, and in making a market for his own produce would bargain at the same time for that of his wife but always, in this case, in the name of the widow S____ . It was the habit of D___ to visit his wife every Saturday evening, and remain at her house until Monday morning. This separation during the week was from no disagreement, but formally arranged for in their marriage settlement, which provided for this with an addition deemed necessary by the frugal and thrifty bride, which was that D____ should pay annually so many hundred weight of flour for his own board and the keeping of his horse for the one day and two nights of every week which brought him to the comfortable mansion (a large brick house with double bank bam to match) of the loving widow S ____ . The parties continued in this conjugal state for several years, when D___ died.

Her family had now grown up-her sons and daughters had become husbands and wives but all resided upon and worked the same farm. She was still the widow, not D___ , but S___ ,and by this name still announced herself, and made all her contracts and kept all her accounts. About a year after the death of D___ , she repaired to her factor and confidential merchant in the county town of , to take his counsel. An audience being granted, she stated to him that she had some intention to marry again, and advised with him on the subject, as an ordinary matter of business. " I should suppose that one so happily situated as you are, with everything rich and comfortable about you, and your sons and daughters grown up, would not think of such a thing at your time of life. I would advise you by no means to entangle yourself again in any marriage alliance." " You tink not, Mr. H____ ." " Why, it is very sincerely the advice I would give you, if that is what you want," said Mr. H___ . " Well, dat may be all very well and very goot but see here-a man I want, and a man I will have." " O, that is a very different thing altogether, and in that case I would advise you by all means to marry," said Mr. H____ . The ice being now broken, she stated to him that she had made up her mind to marry J. K____ , a substantial widower and farmer in the neighborhood-German like herself, and nearly of the same rotundity of form and feature. The same bargain was made, and the same arrangement as with D____ , and which exists, we believe, to this day. She still resides on her own place, enjoying undisturbed its control and its profits and though the wife of K ____ , retains her name of widow S___ . K____ makes his appearance, with his well-known light wagon, every Saturday evening, and takes his departure every Monday morning, and knows no more of what is doing at the farm of the widow S____ during the week, than on that of any other in the neighborhood. No two in the settlement have better horses, houses, or farms, or have them in better order, than K____ and the widow S____ , and no two enjoy more of the good things of this world to which they both add that perfect contentment of mind arising from having all that they wish and paying all that they owe, even to the annual stipend of flour, which is regularly put in the mill to the credit of widow S____ , by her affectionate and punctual spouse.

It may be added, as a remarkable fact, that this happy couple have no worldly property which they regard as being owned between them in common. We believe the widow S___ has had no children by either of her two last husbands. It is a singular instance of conjugal life, and without its parallel within the range of our knowledge. The facts are well known to many residing in the county of, by whom the originals of this story will be readily recognised.*

* The article above is copied precisely as it appeared in the paper, but in reply to our inquiries the editor has obligingly given us in full all the names left in blank above (for an obvious reason,) and has stated a number of other particulars concerning the family and characters of the parties concerned. Among other things he says: " All the particulars may be relied on as true to the letter, not having drawn upon fancy for a single fact there stated. The parties living all reside, and have done for many years, on Crooked creek, in Armstrong county are wealthy and highly respected among their acquaintances. I certainly regarded Mrs. S as no common woman, and her presence indicates this. She is large and her bearing lofty, bold, and confident, (though no way immodest) but rather as one unconscious of error, and competent to the management of her own affairs, and unconscious of any impropriety in their details. No one ever imputed ought against her honor, or fairness in dealing. She has little or no disguise, and what she wants ibe asks for." In a more recent letter he informs us that her last husband died this spring, (1843) It remains to be seen whether she will marry again-and why not?

[Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, Philadelphia, 1843, Page 93-102]


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In Case You Missed It: The Center for Women Veterans is sharing recent news stories that may be of interest to women Veterans, military women, and their supporters on a weekly basis. Share your thoughts about them on social media with the hashtag #womenVets.

A gooey substance normally wouldn’t seem like it could stop a bullet, but an Air Force Academy cadet has created just that. [From Air Force Times]

May is National Military Appreciation Month, and that means businesses are rolling out and/or promoting a number of discounts and freebies. [From Military Times]

Most Marine Corps recruiting commercials have not shown female Marines fighting -- until now. [From Marine Corps Times]

When Christine Maher heard about a self-portrait class at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center’s Uptown Division, she knew exactly how she wanted to paint herself. [From The Augusta Chronicle]

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Tracy R. Sefcik. Tracy served from 1984 to 1987.

Tracy was born in 1964 and graduated from Providence High School in New Lenox, Illinois. She joined the Navy out of high school on the delayed entry program. Tracy served on the first all-female tugboat, USS Kittanning YTB 787. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Tracy!

Working as a Processing Technician for the Veterans History Project allows me to gain and capture a plethora of knowledge concerning American wars and first-hand Veteran experiences. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to step outside of the “processing box,” and give a gallery talk on the significance of two Army nurses who served during WWI. I discovered that giving a presentation can be a bit challenging, and somewhat intense. I’m so glad to have access to cool mechanisms like Facebook and this blog, which allow me to go back and summarize with clarity what I may have left out, and to reiterate the awesomeness of each nurse. [From Library of Congress]

A new study has identified what happens in the brains of veterans with post-traumatic stress as they have trouble refocusing their attention and regulating their emotions -- and offers hope for some effective treatments, according to one of study's lead authors. [From Military Times]

The federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week that it will adhere to American Cancer Society (ACS) breast cancer screening guidelines, a decision which won the applause of a South Florida congresswoman who had been urging the department adopt them. [From Sunshine State News]

Five Marines have been administratively punished in connection with the investigations into the Marines United Facebook group, said Corps spokesman Maj. Clark Carpenter. [From Marine Corps Times]

While on deployment, three veterans found a way to cultivate peace and empower the farmers of Afghanistan. Now, thanks to the help of Mark Cuban, a Dallas-based tech entrepreneur and billionaire investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” their mission has seen progress, CNBC News reports. [From Military Times]

Sharing nude photos without consent can now get you kicked out of the Marine Corps.

The new rule was announced Tuesday in MARADMIN 223/17, which updates the Separation and Retirement Manual to include sharing private images without consent under the existing definitions of sexual harassment. [From Marine Corps Times]

VA is taking action in response to a phone line that appears to be set up to take advantage of Veterans who misdial the Veterans Choice Program phone line. [From VAntage Point]

There are nearly 800 Veterans down in Biloxi who don’t feel old at all. They are on the Gulf Coast this week for the 31st National Veterans Golden Age Games May 7-11. [From VAntage Point]

Perhaps more than any other group of people, our servicemen and women get the opportunity to visit new places, interact with different cultures, see the world, and most importantly, they get the chance to photograph it all. But what happens to these thousands (or millions) of photos? Do they get deleted once the card in the camera is full? Transferred to a hard drive, never to be seen again? Or — if lucky, — do they get to enjoy their 15 minutes of fame on social media? [From VAntage Point]

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran Julia Watson Carlson. Julia served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Julia is from Provo, Utah. She enlisted in to the Marine Corps Nov. 7, 1994. She was trained as a heavy equipment mechanic and then was stationed with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Camp Pendleton, California, from June 1995 to February 1997. After serving the next three years as an instructor and competitor of the Marine Corps Shooting Team in Quantico, Virginia, she served as a maintenance chief until December 2001. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Julia!

Water colors and loose sheets of paper are spread across a large table at the White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Conversations buzz as women Veterans share their stories, some for the first time, with cartoonists from the Center for Cartoon Studies - a White River Junction-based school for aspiring cartoonists and illustrators. [From Public Radio International]

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Persian Gulf War Veteran Diane M. Henderson.

Diane served in the Army Nurse Corps for over 25 years. She recounted stories of her time in the military in an interview for the Veterans History Project. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Diane!

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is adopting American Cancer Society (ACS) breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a choice to begin screening at age 40. The guidelines also recommend starting yearly mammograms by age 45 and then every other year from age 55. The guidelines apply to women at average risk for breast cancer and complement VA’s already-extensive program for breast care for Veterans. [From VA News Releases]


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Support ships include two hospital ships, four salvage ships, two submarine tenders, four ammunition ships, five combat stores ships, four fast combat support ships, nine dry cargo ships, 15 replenishment oilers, four Fleet Ocean Tugs, four ocean surveillance ships, four container ships, 16 cargo ships (used for pre-positioning of Marine and Army materiel), and seven vehicle cargo ships (also used for prepositioning). [ 1 ]

Ships denoted with the prefix USS are commissioned ships or are nearing completion for commissioning. US Navy support ships are often non-commissioned ships operated by and organized within Military Sealift Command. Those denoted USNS are owned by the US Navy those denoted by MV are chartered.

There exist a number of former US Navy ships which are museum ships, some of which may be US government owned. One of these, the USS Constitution, a three-masted tall ship, is kept as a commissioned ship of the US Navy (and hence is listed here), as a special commemoration for that ship alone.

Current ships include commissioned warships that are in active service and also warships that are in the later stages of construction or that are undergoing sea trials but which have not yet gone through the ceremony of ship commissioning. Ships in early stages of construction (keel not yet laid down) are not included. Also included as current ships are support ships (usually denoted USNS) and leased ships (usually denoted MV) that are never commissioned but which are part of the effective force of the U.S. Navy.

There are about 436 ships listed here (238 USS ships, 198 USNS, MV, SS and other ships) that meet this definition of current ships. [ 1 ]

Commissioned

Ship NameHull No.ClassTypeHomeport [ 2 ] Comment
USS Abraham LincolnCVN-72NimitzAircraft carrierEverett, WA [ 3 ]
USS AlabamaSSBN-731OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 4 ]
USS AlaskaSSBN-732OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 5 ]
USS Albany SSN-753 SSN-753Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 6 ]
USS Albuquerque SSN-706 SSN-706Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 7 ]
USS Alexandria SSN-757 SSN-757Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 8 ]
USS Annapolis SSN-760 SSN-760Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 9 ]
USS AntietamCG-54TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 10 ]
USS AnzioCG-68TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 11 ]
USS Ardent MCM-12 MCM-12AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 12 ]
USS Arleigh Burke DDG-0051 DDG-51Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 13 ]
USS Asheville SSN-758 SSN-758Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 14 ]
USS AshlandLSD-48Whidbey IslandDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 15 ]
USS Avenger MCM-01 MCM-1AvengerMine countermeasures shipIngleside, TX [ 16 ]
USS Bainbridge DDG-0096 DDG-96Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 17 ]
USS Barry DDG-0052 DDG-52Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 18 ]
USS Bataan LHD-0005 LHD-5WaspAmphibious assault shipNorfolk, VA [ 19 ]
USS Benfold DDG-0065 DDG-65Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 20 ]
USS Blue Ridge LCC-0019 LCC-19Blue RidgeCommand ship [ 21 ]
USS Boise SSN-0764 SSN-764Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 22 ]
USS Bonhomme Richard LHD-0006 LHD-6WaspAmphibious assault shipSan Diego, CA [ 23 ]
USS Boone FFG-0028 FFG-28Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 24 ]
USS Boxer LHD-0004 LHD-4WaspAmphibious assault shipSan Diego, CA [ 25 ]
USS Bremerton SSN-698 SSN-698Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 26 ]
USS Buffalo SSN-715 SSN-715Los AngelesAttack submarine [ 27 ]
USS Bulkeley DDG-0084 DDG-84Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 28 ]
USS Bunker HillCG-52TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 29 ]
USS Cape St. GeorgeCG-71TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 30 ]
USS Carl VinsonCVN-70NimitzAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 31 ]
USS Carney DDG-0064 DDG-64Arleigh BurkeDestroyerMayport, FL [ 32 ]
USS Carr FFG-52 FFG-52Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateNorfolk, VA [ 33 ]
USS Carter HallLSD-50Harpers FerryDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 34 ]
USS Chafee DDG-0090 DDG-90Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 35 ]
USS Champion MCM-04 MCM-4AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 36 ]
USS ChancellorsvilleCG-62TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 37 ]
USS Charlotte SSN-766 SSN-766Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 38 ]
USS Cheyenne SSN-773 SSN-773Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 39 ]
USS Chicago SSN-721 SSN-721Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 40 ]
USS Chief MCM-14 MCM-14AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 41 ]
USS Chinook PC-09 PC-9CyclonePatrol boat [ 42 ]
USS ChosinCG-65TiconderogaCruiserPearl Harbor, HI [ 43 ]
USS Chung-Hoon DDG-0093 DDG-93Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 44 ]
USS City of Corpus Christi SSN-705 SSN-705Los AngelesAttack submarine [ 45 ]
USS Cleveland LPD-07 LPD-7AustinAmphibious transport dockSan Diego, CA [ 46 ]
USS Cole DDG-0067 DDG-67Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 47 ]
USS Columbia SSN-771 SSN-771Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 48 ]
USS Columbus SSN-762 SSN-762Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 49 ]
USS ComstockLSD-45Whidbey IslandDock landing shipSan Diego, CA [ 50 ]
USS Connecticut SSN-022 SSN-22SeawolfAttack submarineBremerton, WA [ 51 ]
Constitution USS ConstitutionClassic frigateBoston, MA [ 52 ]
USS CowpensCG-63TiconderogaCruiser [ 53 ]
USS Crommelin FFG-37 FFG-37Oliver Hazard PerryFrigatePearl Harbor, HI [ 54 ]
USS Curtis Wilbur DDG-0054 DDG-54Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 55 ]
USS Curts FFG-38 FFG-38Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 56 ]
USS Dallas SSN-700 SSN-700Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 57 ]
USS De Wert FFG-45 FFG-45Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 58 ]
USS Decatur DDG-0073 DDG-73Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 59 ]
USS Defender MCM-02 MCM-2AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 60 ]
USS Denver LPD-09 LPD-9AustinAmphibious transport dock [ 61 ]
USS Devastator MCM-06 MCM-6AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 62 ]
USS Dextrous MCM-13 MCM-13AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 63 ]
USS Donald Cook DDG-0075 DDG-75Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 64 ]
USS Doyle FFG-39 FFG-39Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 65 ]
USS Dubuque LPD-08 LPD-8AustinAmphibious transport dockSan Diego, CA [ 66 ]
USS Dwight D. EisenhowerCVN-69NimitzAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 67 ]
USS Elrod FFG-55 FFG-55Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateNorfolk, VA [ 68 ]
USS Emory S. LandAS-39Emory S. LandSubmarine tenderBremerton, WA [ 69 ]
USS EnterpriseCVN-65EnterpriseAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 70 ]
USS EssexLHD-2WaspAmphibious assault ship [ 71 ]
USS Farragut DDG-0099 DDG-99Arleigh BurkeDestroyerMayport, FL [ 72 ]
USS Firebolt PC-10 PC-10CyclonePatrol boat [ 73 ]
USS Fitzgerald DDG-0062 DDG-62Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 74 ]
USS FloridaSSGN-728OhioGuided missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 75 ]
USS Ford FFG-54 FFG-54Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateEverett, WA [ 76 ]
USS Forrest Sherman DDG-0098 DDG-98Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 77 ]
USS Fort McHenryLSD-43Whidbey IslandDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 78 ]
USS Frank CableAS-40Emory S. LandSubmarine tender [ 79 ]
USS FreedomLCS-1FreedomLittoral combat shipSan Diego, CA [ 80 ]
USS Gary FFG-51 FFG-51Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 81 ]
USS George WashingtonCVN-73NimitzAircraft carrier [ 82 ]
USS George H.W. BushCVN-77NimitzAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 83 ]
USS GeorgiaSSGN-729OhioGuided missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 84 ]
USS GermantownLSD-42Whidbey IslandDock landing shipSan Diego, CA [ 85 ]
USS GettysburgCG-64TiconderogaCruiserMayport, FL [ 86 ]
USS Gladiator MCM-11 MCM-11AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 87 ]
USS Gonzalez DDG-0066 DDG-66Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 88 ]
USS Green BayLPD-20San AntonioAmphibious transport dockSan Diego, CA [ 89 ]
USS Greeneville SSN-772 SSN-772Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 90 ]
USS Gridley DDG-0101 DDG-101Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 91 ]
USS Guardian MCM-05 MCM-5AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 92 ]
USS Gunston HallLSD-44Whidbey IslandDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 93 ]
USS Halsey DDG-0097 DDG-97Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 94 ]
USS Halyburton FFG-40 FFG-40Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 95 ]
USS Hampton SSN-767 SSN-767Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 96 ]
USS Harpers FerryLSD-49Harpers FerryDock landing ship [ 97 ]
USS Harry S. TrumanCVN-75NimitzAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 98 ]
USS Hartford SSN-768 SSN-768Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 99 ]
USS Hawaii SSN-776 SSN-776VirginiaAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 100 ]
USS Hawes FFG-53 FFG-53Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateNorfolk, VA [ 101 ]
USS Helena SSN-725 SSN-725Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 102 ]
USS Henry M. JacksonSSBN-730OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 103 ]
USS Higgins DDG-0076 DDG-76Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 104 ]
USS Hopper DDG-0070 DDG-70Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 105 ]
USS Houston SSN-713 SSN-713Los AngelesAttack submarine [ 106 ]
USS Howard DDG-0083 DDG-83Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 107 ]
USS Hue CityCG-66TiconderogaCruiserMayport, FL [ 108 ]
USS Hurricane PC-03 PC-3CyclonePatrol boatLittle Creek, VA [ 109 ]
USS Independence LCS-02 LCS-2IndependenceLittoral combat shipSan Diego, CA [ 110 ]
USS Ingraham FFG-61 FFG-61Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateEverett, WA [ 111 ]
USS Iwo JimaLHD-7WaspAmphibious assault shipNorfolk, VA [ 112 ]
USS Jacksonville SSN-699 SSN-699Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 113 ]
USS James E. Williams DDG-0095 DDG-95Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 114 ]
USS Jarrett FFG-33 FFG-33Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 115 ]
USS Jefferson City SSN-759 SSN-759Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 116 ]
USS Jimmy Carter SSN-023 SSN-23SeawolfAttack submarineBangor, WA [ 117 ]
USS John C. StennisCVN-74NimitzAircraft carrierBremerton, WA [ 118 ]
USS John L. Hall FFG-32 FFG-32Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 119 ]
USS John Paul Jones DDG-0053 DDG-53Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 120 ]
USS John S. McCain DDG-0056 DDG-56Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 121 ]
USS Kauffman FFG-59 FFG-59Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateNorfolk, VA [ 122 ]
USS KearsargeLHD-3WaspAmphibious assault shipNorfolk, VA [ 123 ]
USS KentuckySSBN-737OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 124 ]
USS Key West SSN-722 SSN-722Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 125 ]
USS Kidd DDG-0100 DDG-100Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 126 ]
USS Klakring FFG-42 FFG-42Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 127 ]
USS La Jolla SSN-701 SSN-701Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 128 ]
USS Laboon DDG-0058 DDG-58Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 129 ]
USS Lake ChamplainCG-57TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 130 ]
USS Lake ErieCG-70TiconderogaCruiserPearl Harbor, HI [ 131 ]
USS Lassen DDG-0082 DDG-82Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 132 ]
USS Leyte GulfCG-55TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 133 ]
USS LouisianaSSBN-743OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 134 ]
USS Louisville SSN-724 SSN-724Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 135 ]
USS Mahan DDG-0072 DDG-72Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 136 ]
USS MaineSSBN-741OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 137 ]
USS Makin IslandLHD-8WaspAmphibious assault shipSan Diego, CA [ 138 ]
USS MarylandSSBN-738OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 139 ]
USS Mason DDG-0087 DDG-87Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 140 ]
USS McCampbell DDG-0085 DDG-85Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 141 ]
USS McClusky FFG-41 FFG-41Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 142 ]
USS McFaul DDG-0074 DDG-74Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 143 ]
USS McInerney FFG-08 FFG-8Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 144 ]
USS Memphis SSN-691 SSN-691Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 145 ]
USS Mesa Verde LPD-19 LPD-19San AntonioAmphibious transport dockNorfolk, VA [ 146 ]
USS Miami SSN-755 SSN-755Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 147 ]
USS MichiganSSGN-727OhioGuided missile submarineBangor, WA [ 148 ]
USS Milius DDG-0069 DDG-69Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 149 ]
USS Mitscher DDG-0057 DDG-57Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 150 ]
USS Mobile BayCG-53TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 151 ]
USS Momsen DDG-0092 DDG-92Arleigh BurkeDestroyerEverett, WA [ 152 ]
USS MontereyCG-61TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 153 ]
USS Montpelier SSN-765 SSN-765Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 154 ]
USS Mount WhitneyLCC-20Blue RidgeCommand ship [ 155 ]
USS Mustin DDG-0089 DDG-89Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 156 ]
USS NassauLHA-4TarawaAmphibious assault shipNorfolk, VA [ 157 ]
USS NebraskaSSBN-739OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 158 ]
USS NevadaSSBN-733OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 159 ]
USS New Hampshire SSN-778 SSN-778VirginiaAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 160 ]
USS New Orleans LPD-18 LPD-18San AntonioAmphibious transport dockSan Diego, CA [ 161 ]
USS New York LPD-21 LPD-21San AntonioAmphibious transport dockNorfolk, VA [ 162 ]
USS Newport News SSN-750 SSN-750Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 163 ]
USS Nicholas FFG-47 FFG-47Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateNorfolk, VA [ 164 ]
USS NimitzCVN-68NimitzAircraft carrierSan Diego, CA [ 165 ]
USS Nitze DDG-0094 DDG-94Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 166 ]
USS Norfolk SSN-714 SSN-714Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 167 ]
USS NormandyCG-60TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 168 ]
USS North Carolina SSN-777 SSN-777VirginiaAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 169 ]
USS O'Kane DDG-0077 DDG-77Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 170 ]
USS Oak HillLSD-51Harpers FerryDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 171 ]
USS OhioSSGN-726OhioGuided missile submarineBangor, WA [ 172 ]
USS Oklahoma City SSN-723 SSN-723Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 173 ]
USS Olympia SSN-717 SSN-717Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 174 ]
USS Oscar Austin DDG-0079 DDG-79Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 175 ]
USS Pasadena SSN-752 SSN-752Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 176 ]
USS Patriot MCM-07 MCM-7AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 177 ]
USS Paul Hamilton DDG-0060 DDG-60Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 178 ]
USS Pearl HarborLSD-52Harpers FerryDock landing shipSan Diego, CA [ 179 ]
USS PeleliuLHA-5TarawaAmphibious assault shipSan Diego, CA [ 180 ]
USS PennsylvaniaSSBN-735OhioBallistic missile submarineBangor, WA [ 181 ]
USS Philadelphia SSN-690 SSN-690Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 182 ]
USS Philippine SeaCG-58TiconderogaCruiserMayport, FL [ 183 ]
USS Pinckney DDG-0091 DDG-91Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 184 ]
USS Pioneer MCM-09 MCM-9AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 185 ]
USS Pittsburgh SSN-720 SSN-720Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 186 ]
USS Ponce LPD-15 LPD-15TrentonAmphibious transport dockNorfolk, VA [ 187 ]
USS Port RoyalCG-73TiconderogaCruiserPearl Harbor, HI [ 188 ]
USS Porter DDG-0078 DDG-78Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 189 ]
USS Preble DDG-0088 DDG-88Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 190 ]
USS PrincetonCG-59TiconderogaCruiserSan Diego, CA [ 191 ]
USS Providence SSN-719 SSN-719Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 192 ]
USS PuebloAGER-2BannerTechnical Research Ship zz NA [ 193 ]
USS Ramage DDG-0061 DDG-61Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 194 ]
USS Rentz FFG-46 FFG-46Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 195 ]
USS Reuben James FFG-57 FFG-57Oliver Hazard PerryFrigatePearl Harbor, HI [ 196 ]
USS Rhode IslandSSBN-740OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 197 ]
USS Robert G. Bradley FFG-49 FFG-49Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 198 ]
USS Rodney M. Davis FFG-60 FFG-60Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateEverett, WA [ 199 ]
USS Ronald ReaganCVN-76NimitzAircraft carrierSan Diego, CA [ 200 ]
USS Roosevelt DDG-0080 DDG-80Arleigh BurkeDestroyerMayport, FL [ 201 ]
USS Ross DDG-0071 DDG-71Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 202 ]
USS RushmoreLSD-47Whidbey IslandDock landing shipSan Diego, CA [ 203 ]
USS Russell DDG-0059 DDG-59Arleigh BurkeDestroyerPearl Harbor, HI [ 204 ]
USS Sampson DDG-0102 DDG-102Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 205 ]
USS Samuel B. Roberts FFG-58 FFG-58Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 206 ]
USS San Antonio LPD-17 LPD-17San AntonioAmphibious transport dockNorfolk, VA [ 207 ]
USS San Francisco SSN-711 SSN-711Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 208 ]
USS San JacintoCG-56TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 209 ]
USS San Juan SSN-751 SSN-751Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 210 ]
USS Santa Fe SSN-763 SSN-763Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 211 ]
USS Scout MCM-08 MCM-8AvengerMine countermeasures ship [ 212 ]
USS Scranton SSN-756 SSN-756Los AngelesAttack submarineNorfolk, VA [ 213 ]
USS Seawolf SSN-021 SSN-21SeawolfAttack submarineBremerton, WA [ 214 ]
USS Sentry MCM-03 MCM-3AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 215 ]
USS ShilohCG-67TiconderogaCruiser [ 216 ]
USS Shoup DDG-0086 DDG-86Arleigh BurkeDestroyerEverett, WA [ 217 ]
USS Simpson FFG-56 FFG-56Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 218 ]
USS Sirocco PC-06 PC-6CyclonePatrol boat [ 219 ]
USS Springfield SSN-761 SSN-761Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 220 ]
USS Squall PC-07 PC-7CyclonePatrol boatLittle Creek, VA [ 221 ]
USS Stephen W. Groves FFG-29 FFG-29Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 222 ]
USS Sterett DDG-0104 DDG-104Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 223 ]
USS Stethem DDG-0063 DDG-63Arleigh BurkeDestroyer [ 224 ]
USS StockdaleDDG-106Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 225 ]
USS Stout DDG-0055 DDG-55Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 226 ]
USS Taylor FFG-50 FFG-50Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 227 ]
USS TennesseeSSBN-734OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 228 ]
USS Texas SSN-775 SSN-775VirginiaAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 229 ]
USS Thach FFG-43 FFG-43Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 230 ]
USS The Sullivans DDG-0068 DDG-68Arleigh BurkeDestroyerMayport, FL [ 231 ]
USS Theodore RooseveltCVN-71NimitzAircraft carrierNorfolk, VA [ 232 ]
USS Thunderbolt PC-12 PC-12CyclonePatrol boatLittle Creek, VA [ 233 ]
USS Toledo SSN-769 SSN-769Los AngelesAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 234 ]
USS Topeka SSN-754 SSN-754Los AngelesAttack submarineSan Diego, CA [ 235 ]
USS TortugaLSD-46Whidbey IslandDock landing ship [ 236 ]
USS TruxtunDDG-103Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 237 ]
USS Tucson SSN-770 SSN-770Los AngelesAttack submarinePearl Harbor, HI [ 238 ]
USS Typhoon PC-05 PC-5CyclonePatrol boat [ 239 ]
USS Underwood FFG-36 FFG-36Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateMayport, FL [ 240 ]
USS Vandegrift FFG-48 FFG-48Oliver Hazard PerryFrigateSan Diego, CA [ 241 ]
USS Vella GulfCG-72TiconderogaCruiserNorfolk, VA [ 242 ]
USS VicksburgCG-69TiconderogaCruiserMayport, FL [ 243 ]
USS Virginia SSN-774 SSN-774VirginiaAttack submarineGroton, CT [ 244 ]
USS Warrior MCM-10 MCM-10AvengerMine countermeasures shipSan Diego, CA [ 245 ]
USS WaspLHD-1WaspAmphibious assault shipNorfolk, VA [ 246 ]
USS Wayne E. MeyerDDG-108Arleigh BurkeDestroyerSan Diego, CA [ 247 ]
USS West VirginiaSSBN-736OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 248 ]
USS Whidbey IslandLSD-41Whidbey IslandDock landing shipLittle Creek, VA [ 249 ]
USS Whirlwind PC-11 PC-11CyclonePatrol boat [ 250 ]
USS Winston S. Churchill DDG-0081 DDG-81Arleigh BurkeDestroyerNorfolk, VA [ 251 ]
USS WyomingSSBN-742OhioBallistic missile submarineKings Bay, GA [ 252 ]

Non-commissioned

Ship NameHull No.ClassTypeComment
1st Lt. Alex Bonnyman MV 1st Lt. Alex Bonnyman T-AK-3003 T-AK-3003Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 253 ]
1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez USNS 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez T-AK-3010 T-AK-30102nd Lt. John P. BoboCargo ship [ 254 ]
1st Lt. Harry L. Martin USNS 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin T-AK-3015 T-AK-30151st Lt. Harry L. MartinCargo ship [ 255 ]
1st Lt. Jack Lummus USNS 1st Lt. Jack Lummus T-AK-3011 T-AK-30112nd Lt. John P. BoboCargo ship [ 256 ]
2nd Lt. John P. Bobo USNS 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo T-AK-3008 T-AK-30082nd Lt. John P. BoboCargo ship [ 257 ]
A1C William H. Pitsenbarger MV A1C William H. Pitsenbarger T-AK-4638 T-AK-4638Container ship [ 258 ]
Able USNS AbleT-AGOS-20VictoriousOcean surveillance ship [ 259 ]
Accomac AccomacYTB-812NatickLarge harbor tug [ 260 ]
Alan Shepard USNS Alan Shepard T-AKE-03 T-AKE-3Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 261 ]
Amelia Earhart USNS Amelia EarhartT-AKE-6Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 262 ]
Apache USNS ApacheT-ATF-172PowhatanFleet ocean tug [ 263 ]
Arco Arco ARDM-05 ARDM-5Dry dock [ 264 ]
Arctic USNS Arctic T-AOE-08 T-AOE-8SupplyFast combat support [ 265 ]
Carl Brashear USNS Carl Brashear T-AKE-07 T-AKE-7Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 266 ]
Battle Point Battle PointYTT-10Cape FlatteryTorpedo trials craft [ 267 ]
Benavidez USNS BenavidezT-AKR-306Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 268 ]
Big Horn USNS Big HornT-AO-198Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 269 ]
Bob Hope USNS Bob HopeT-AKR-300Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 270 ]
Bowditch USNS BowditchT-AGS-62PathfinderSurvey ship [ 271 ]
Bridge USNS Bridge T-AOE-10 T-AOE-10SupplyFast combat support [ 272 ]
Brittin USNS BrittinT-AKR-305Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 273 ]
Bruce C. Heezen USNS Bruce C. HeezenT-AGS-64PathfinderSurvey ship [ 274 ]
Canonchet CanonchetYTB-823NatickLarge harbor tug [ 275 ]
Capt. Steven L. Bennett MV Capt. Steven L. Bennett T-AK-4296 T-AK-4296Capt. Steven L. BennettContainer ship [ 276 ]
Catahecassa CatahecassaYTB-828NatickLarge harbor tug [ 277 ]
Catawba USNS CatawbaT-ATF-168PowhatanFleet ocean tug [ 278 ]
Charlton USNS CharltonT-AKR-314WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 279 ]
Comfort USNS ComfortT-AH-20MercyHospital ship [ 280 ]
Concord USNS Concord T-AFS-05 T-AFS-5MarsCombat stores ship [ 281 ]
Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr. MV Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr. T-AK-3000 T-AK-3000Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 282 ]
Dahl USNS DahlT-AKR-312WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 283 ]
Dekanawida DekanawidaYTB-831NatickLarge harbor tug [ 284 ]
Discovery Bay Discovery BayYTT-11Cape FlatteryTorpedo trials craft [ 285 ]
Effective USNS EffectiveT-AGOS-21VictoriousOcean surveillance ship [ 286 ]
Ex-Army Crane Ex-Army CraneYD-189YD-159Floating crane [ 287 ]
Fisher USNS FisherT-AKR-301Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 288 ]
Flint USNS FlintT-AE-32KilaueaAmmunition ship [ 289 ]
Grapple USNS GrappleT-ARS-53SafeguardSalvage ship [ 290 ]
Grasp USNS GraspT-ARS-51SafeguardSalvage ship [ 291 ]
Gilliland USNS GillilandT-AKR-298ShughartVehicle cargo ship [ 292 ]
Gordon USNS GordonT-AKR-296ShughartVehicle cargo ship [ 293 ]
Guadalupe USNS GuadalupeT-AO-200Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 294 ]
GYSGT Fred W. Stockham USNS GYSGT Fred W. Stockham T-AK-3017 T-AK-3017GYSGT Fred W. StockhamCargo ship [ 295 ]
Hayes USNS HayesT-AG-195Survey ship [ 296 ]
Henry J. Kaiser USNS Henry J. KaiserT-AO-187Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 297 ]
Henson USNS HensonT-AGS-63PathfinderSurvey ship [ 298 ]
Impeccable USNS ImpeccableT-AGOS-23ImpeccableOcean surveillance ship [ 299 ]
John McDonnell USNS John McDonnellT-AGS-51John Mc DonnellSurvey ship [ 300 ]
John Ericsson USNS John EricssonT-AO-194Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 301 ]
John Lenthall USNS John LenthallT-AO-189Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 302 ]
Joshua Humphreys USNS Joshua HumphreysT-AO-188Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 303 ]
Kanawha USNS KanawhaT-AO-196Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 304 ]
Keokuk KeokukYTB-771NatickLarge harbor tug [ 305 ]
Kilauea USNS KilaueaT-AE-26KilaueaAmmunition ship [ 306 ]
Kiska USNS KiskaT-AE-35KilaueaAmmunition ship [ 307 ]
Kittanning KittanningYTB-787NatickLarge harbor tug [ 308 ]
Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat USNS Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat T-AK-3016 T-AK-3016Lance Cpl. Roy M. WheatCargo ship [ 309 ]
Laramie USNS LaramieT-AO-203Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 310 ]
Lawrence H. Gianella USNS Lawrence H. GianellaT-AOT-1125Gus W. DarnellTransport oiler [ 311 ]
Leroy Grumman USNS Leroy GrummanT-AO-195Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 312 ]
Lewis and Clark USNS Lewis and Clark T-AKE-01 T-AKE-1Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 313 ]
Loyal USNS LoyalT-AGOS-22VictoriousOcean surveillance ship [ 314 ]
LTC John U. D. Page MV LTC John U. D. PageT-AK-4496Container ship [ 315 ]
Maj. Bernard F. Fisher MV Maj. Bernard F. Fisher T-AK-4396 T-AK-4396LTC Calvin P. TitusContainer ship [ 316 ]
Maj. Stephen W. Pless MV Maj. Stephen W. Pless T-AK-3007 T-AK-3007Sgt. Matej KocakCargo ship [ 317 ]
Manistee ManisteeYTB-782NatickLarge harbor tug [ 318 ]
Mary Sears USNS Mary SearsT-AGS-65PathfinderSurvey ship [ 319 ]
Massapequa MassapequaYTB-807NatickLarge harbor tug [ 320 ]
Mendonca USNS MendoncaT-AKR-303Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 321 ]
Mercer MercerAPL-39Barracks craft [ 322 ]
Mercy USNS MercyT-AH-19MercyHospital ship [ 323 ]
Mount Baker USNS Mount BakerT-AE-34KilaueaAmmunition ship [ 324 ]
Muskegon MuskegonYTB-763NatickLarge harbor tug [ 325 ]
Navajo USNS NavajoT-ATF-169PowhatanFleet ocean tug [ 326 ]
Neodesha NeodeshaIX-540Unclassified Miscellaneous [ 327 ]
Nueces NuecesAPL-40Barracks craft [ 328 ]
Observation Island USNS Observation IslandT-AGM-23Instrumentation Ship [ 329 ]
Opelika OpelikaYTB-798NatickLarge harbor tug [ 330 ]
Pathfinder USNS PathfinderT-AGS-60PathfinderSurvey ship [ 331 ]
Patuxent USNS PatuxentT-AO-201Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 332 ]
Paul Buck USNS Paul BuckT-AOT-1122Gus W. DarnellTransport oiler [ 333 ]
Paul F. Foster Paul F. FosterEDD-964SpruanceSelf Defense Test Ship [ 334 ]
Pecos USNS PecosT-AO-197Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 335 ]
PFC Dewayne T. Williams USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams T-AK-3009 T-AK-30092nd Lt. John P. BoboCargo ship [ 336 ]
PFC Eugene A. Obregon MV PFC Eugene A. Obregon T-AK-3006 T-AK-3006Sgt. Matej KocakCargo ship [ 337 ]
PFC James Anderson, Jr. MV PFC James Anderson, Jr. T-AK-3002 T-AK-3002Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 338 ]
PFC William B. Baugh MV PFC William B. Baugh T-AK-3001 T-AK-3001Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 339 ]
Pililaau USNS PililaauT-AKR-304Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 340 ]
Pokagon PokagonYTB-836NatickLarge harbor tug [ 341 ]
Pomeroy USNS PomeroyT-AKR-316WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 342 ]
Prevail PrevailIX-537Unclassified Miscellaneous [ 343 ]
Pvt. Franklin J. Phillips MV Pvt. Franklin J. Phillips T-AK-3004 T-AK-3004Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 344 ]
Rainier USNS Rainier T-AOE-07 T-AOE-7SupplyFast combat support [ 345 ]
Rappahannock USNS RappahannockT-AO-204Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 346 ]
Red Cloud USNS Red CloudT-AKR-313WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 347 ]
Richard E. Byrd USNS Richard E. Byrd T-AKE-04 T-AKE-4Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 348 ]
Richard G. Matthiesen USNS Richard G. MatthiesenT-AOT-1124Gus W. DarnellTransport oiler [ 349 ]
Robert E. Peary USNS Robert E. PearyT-AKE-5Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 350 ]
Sacagawea USNS Sacagawea T-AKE-02 T-AKE-2Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 351 ]
Safeguard USNS SafeguardT-ARS-50SafeguardSalvage ship [ 352 ]
Salvor USNS SalvorT-ARS-52SafeguardSalvage ship [ 353 ]
Samuel L. Cobb USNS Samuel L. CobbT-AOT-1123Gus W. DarnellTransport oiler [ 354 ]
San Jose USNS San Jose T-AFS-07 T-AFS-7MarsCombat stores ship [ 355 ]
Santaquin SantaquinYTB-824NatickLarge harbor tug [ 356 ]
Saturn USNS Saturn T-AFS-10 T-AFS-10SiriusCombat stores ship [ 357 ]
Sea Fighter Sea Fighter FSF-01 FSF-1Fast sea frame [ 358 ]
Seay USNS SeayT-AKR-302Bob HopeVehicle cargo ship [ 359 ]
Sgt. Matej Kocak MV Sgt. Matej Kocak T-AK-3005 T-AK-3005Cpl. Louis J. Hauge, Jr.Cargo ship [ 360 ]
Sgt. William R. Button MV Sgt. William R. Button T-AK-3012 T-AK-30122nd Lt. John P. BoboCargo ship [ 361 ]
Shasta USNS ShastaT-AE-33KilaueaAmmunition ship [ 362 ]
Shippingport Shippingport ARDM-04 ARDM-4Dry dock [ 363 ]
Shughart USNS ShughartT-AKR-295ShughartVehicle cargo ship [ 364 ]
Sioux USNS SiouxT-ATF-171PowhatanFleet ocean tug [ 365 ]
Sisler USNS SislerT-AKR-311WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 366 ]
Skenandoa SkenandoaYTB-835NatickLarge harbor tug [ 367 ]
Soderman USNS SodermanT-AKR-317WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 368 ]
SSG Edward A. Carter, Jr. MV SSG Edward A. Carter, Jr.T-AK-4544Container ship [ 369 ]
Sumner USNS SumnerT-AGS-61PathfinderSurvey ship [ 370 ]
Supply USNS Supply T-AOE-06 T-AOE-6SupplyFast combat support [ 371 ]
Tippecanoe USNS TippecanoeT-AO-199Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 372 ]
Victorious USNS VictoriousT-AGOS-19VictoriousOcean surveillance ship [ 373 ]
Wally Schirra USNS Wally SchirraT-AKE-8Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship [ 374 ]
Walter S. Diehl USNS Walter S. DiehlT-AO-193Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 375 ]
Wanamassa WanamassaYTB-820NatickLarge harbor tug [ 376 ]
Waters USNS WatersT-AGS-45Survey ship [ 377 ]
Watkins USNS WatkinsT-AKR-315WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 378 ]
Watson USNS WatsonT-AKR-310WatsonVehicle cargo ship [ 379 ]
Wenatchee WenatcheeYTB-808NatickLarge harbor tug [ 380 ]
Yano USNS YanoT-AKR-297ShughartVehicle cargo ship [ 381 ]
Yukon USNS YukonT-AO-202Henry J. KaiserReplenishment oiler [ 382 ]
Zeus USNS Zeus T-ARC-07 T-ARC-7Cable repair ship [ 383 ]

Ready Reserve Force ships

Ready Reserve Force ships are maintained by the United States Maritime Administration and are part of the United States Navy ship inventory. If activated, these ships would be operated by Military Sealift Command.

Ship NameHull No.ClassTypeComment
Admiral W. M. Callaghan GTS Admiral W. M. Callaghan T-AKR-1001 T-AKR-1001Vehicle cargo ship [ 384 ]
Algol SS AlgolT-AKR-287AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 385 ]
Altair SS AltairT-AKR-291AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 386 ]
Antares SS AntaresT-AKR-294AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 387 ]
Bellatrix SS BellatrixT-AKR-288AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 388 ]
Cape Decision MV Cape DecisionT-AKR-5054Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 389 ]
Cape Diamond MV Cape DiamondT-AKR-5055Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 390 ]
Cape Domingo MV Cape DomingoT-AKR-5053Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 391 ]
Cape Douglas MV Cape DouglasT-AKR-5052Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 392 ]
Cape Ducato MV Cape DucatoT-AKR-5051Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 393 ]
Cape Edmont MV Cape EdmontT-AKR-5069Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 394 ]
Cape Farewell SS Cape FarewellT-AK-5073Cape FlatteryCargo ship [ 395 ]
Cape Flattery SS Cape FlatteryT-AK-5070Cape FlatteryCargo ship [ 396 ]
Cape Gibson SS Cape GibsonT-AK-5051Cargo ship [ 397 ]
Cape Girardeau SS Cape GirardeauT-AK-2039Cargo ship [ 398 ]
Cape Henry MV Cape HenryT-AKR-5067Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 399 ]
Cape Horn MV Cape HornT-AKR-5068Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 400 ]
Cape Hudson MV Cape HudsonT-AKR-5066Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 401 ]
Cape Inscription SS Cape InscriptionT-AKR-5076Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 402 ]
Cape Intrepid SS Cape Intrepid T-AKR-0011 T-AKR-11Cape IslandVehicle cargo ship [ 403 ]
Cape Isabel SS Cape IsabelT-AKR-5062Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 404 ]
Cape Island SS Cape Island T-AKR-0010 T-AKR-10Cape IslandVehicle cargo ship [ 405 ]
Cape Jacob SS Cape JacobT-AK-5029Cargo ship [ 406 ]
Cape Kennedy MV Cape KennedyT-AKR-5083Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 407 ]
Cape Knox MV Cape KnoxT-AKR-5082Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 408 ]
Cape May SS Cape MayT-AKR-5063Vehicle cargo ship [ 409 ]
Cape Mohican SS Cape MohicanT-AKR-5065Vehicle cargo ship [ 410 ]
Cape Orlando MV Cape OrlandoT-AKR-2044Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 411 ]
Cape Race MV Cape RaceT-AKR-9960Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 412 ]
Cape Ray MV Cape RayT-AKR-9679Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 413 ]
Cape Rise MV Cape RiseT-AKR-9678Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 414 ]
Cape Taylor MV Cape Taylor T-AKR-0113 T-AKR-113Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 415 ]
Cape Texas MV Cape Texas T-AKR-0112 T-AKR-112Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 416 ]
Cape Trinity MV Cape TrinityT-AKR-9711Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 417 ]
Cape Victory MV Cape VictoryT-AKR-9701Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 418 ]
Cape Vincent MV Cape VincentT-AKR-9666Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 419 ]
Cape Washington MV Cape WashingtonT-AKR-9961Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 420 ]
Cape Wrath MV Cape WrathT-AKR-9962Cape DucatoVehicle cargo ship [ 421 ]
Capella SS CapellaT-AKR-293AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 422 ]
Cheasapeake SS ChesapeakeT-AOT-5084PotomacTransport oiler [ 423 ]
Cornhusker State SS Cornhusker State T-ACS-06 T-ACS-6Gopher StateCrane ship [ 424 ]
Curtiss SS Curtiss T-AVB-04 T-AVB-4WrightAviation support ship [ 425 ]
Denebola SS DenebolaT-AKR-289AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 426 ]
Flickertail State SS Flickertail State T-ACS-05 T-ACS-5Gopher StateCrane ship [ 427 ]
Gem State SS Gem State T-ACS-02 T-ACS-2Keystone StateCrane ship [ 428 ]
Gopher State SS Gopher State T-ACS-04 T-ACS-4Gopher StateCrane ship [ 429 ]
Grand Canyon State SS Grand Canyon State T-ACS-03 T-ACS-3Keystone StateCrane ship [ 430 ]
Keystone State SS Keystone State T-ACS-01 T-ACS-1Keystone StateCrane ship [ 431 ]
Petersburg SS PetersburgT-AOT-9101PotomacTransport oiler [ 432 ]
Pollux SS PolluxT-AKR-290AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 433 ]
Regulus SS RegulusT-AKR-292AlgolVehicle cargo ship [ 434 ]
Wright SS Wright T-AVB-03 T-AVB-3WrightAviation support ship [ 435 ]

Under construction

Ship NameHull No.ClassTypeKeel DateLaunch DateComment
America AmericaLHA-6AmericaAmphibious assault ship17 Jul 2009 [ 436 ]
Anchorage AnchorageLPD-23San AntonioAmphibious transport dock24 Sep 2007 [ 437 ]
Arlington ArlingtonLPD-24San AntonioAmphibious transport dock18 Dec 2008 [ 438 ]
Charles Drew Charles DrewT-AKE-10Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship17 Mar 2009 [ 439 ]
Dewey DeweyDDG-105Arleigh BurkeDestroyer04 Oct 200618 Jan 2008Fitting out [ 440 ]
Fort Worth Fort WorthLCS-3FreedomLittoral combat ship11 Jul 2009 [ 441 ]
Gerald R. Ford Gerald R. FordCVN-78Gerald R. FordAircraft carrier13 Nov 2009 [ 442 ]
Gravely GravelyDDG-107Arleigh BurkeDestroyer26 Nov 200730 Mar 2009 [ 443 ]
Howard O. Lorenzen Howard O. LorenzenT-AGM-25Instrumentation Ship13 Aug 2008 [ 444 ]
Jason Dunham Jason DunhamDDG-109Arleigh BurkeDestroyer11 Apr 200801 Aug 2009 [ 445 ]
Matthew Perry Matthew PerryT-AKE-9Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship03 Oct 200816 Aug 2009 [ 446 ]
Missouri MissouriSSN-780VirginiaAttack submarine27 Sep 2008 [ 447 ]
New Mexico New MexicoSSN-779VirginiaAttack submarine12 Apr 200817 Jan 2009Fitting out [ 448 ]
San Diego San DiegoLPD-22San AntonioAmphibious transport dock23 May 2007 [ 449 ]
Spruance SpruanceDDG-111Arleigh BurkeDestroyer14 May 2009 [ 450 ]
Washington Chambers Washington ChambersT-AKE-11Lewis and ClarkDry cargo ship25 August 2009 [ 451 ]
William P. Lawrence William P. LawrenceDDG-110Arleigh BurkeDestroyer16 Sep 2008 [ 452 ]