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The U.S. Navy's Oldest Shipyard

Norfolk Naval Shipyard has the distinction of being the oldest shipyard that is a U.S. Navy Shipyard; it dates to November 1, 1767 and includes construction of two Continental Navy ships and service as a leased federal yard beginning on May 27, 1794. It was bought on June 15, 1801. Purchase of the first site for a U.S. Navy shipyard, the Washington Navy Yard, was completed on October 2, 1799.

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USS Chesapeake

The USS Chesapeake was built at Gosport Navy Yard, now Norfolk Naval Shipyard, between December 1798 and December 1799. Sister ships and locations where they were built were USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides"), Boston; USS President, New York City; USS United States, Philadelphia; USS Congress, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and USS Constellation, Baltimore.

Congressional authorization to build the first frigates, including the USS Chesapeake, after the American Revolution was on March 29 1794.

The CHESAPEAKE was attacked by the British LEOPARD off Cape Henry in 1807 which affair led to the duel between Commodores James Barron and Stephen Decatur, and was one of the causes leading to the War of 1812. She was captured off Boston, June 1, 1813, by the British frigate SHANNON, on which occasion her commander, Capt. James Lawrence, uttered his celebrated dying words, "Don't Give Up the Ship", which have become a tradition in the Navy. The CHESAPEAKE was taken into the Royal Navy and, in 1820 broken up at Portsmouth, England, her timbers being used to build a flour mill at Wickham.

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Dry Dock One

Plans for Dry Dock One, dated March 3, 1827, were signed by President Andrew Jackson. Dry dock #1 was designated the "NORFOLK DOCK".

Boston Naval Shipyard, now closed, started construction before Norfolk Naval Shipyard in the effort to have the first functioning dry dock in the western hemisphere. But Norfolk Naval Shipyard won that race by opening Dry Dock One with USS DELAWARE inside on June 17, 1833. Boston trailed by a week, with USS CONSTITUTION being its first ship to be drydocked. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard claims to have the first floating dry dock, with use beginning in 1852.

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USS Texas

The battleship USS Texas (BB 35) is shown leaving Norfolk Naval Shipyard in March 1948 to begin its journey to the state of Texas, where it was presented as a memorial. Built at Newport News Shipbuilding Company between 1911 and 1914, the 27,000-ton warship was completely modernized at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in the 1920s. The old Norfolk skyline and the Norfolk- Portsmouth ferry are also visible in the background.

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USS Raleigh

The USS Raleigh was launched on March 31, 1892 at the north end of the shipyard, near what now is Trophy Park. The Navy's eighth cruiser, the Raleigh served in the Spanish-American War and was sold in 1921. The roof and cupola of building 51 are visible behind the ship. Its machinery was built by New York Navy Yard. RALEIGH saw active service in the Spanish- American War and was sold August 5, 1921.

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Early Flight Test

The Norfolk Naval Shipyard constructed the first flight deck built on a ship. From this deck Eugene B. Ely took off from USS BIRMINGHAM (CS-2) in Hampton Roads on November 14, 1910. The first flight from a ship was made from an 83-foot wooden ramp that sloped five degrees toward the bow.

USS BIRMINGHAM

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USS Langley CV-1 "The Covered Wagon"

The USS Langley (CV 1) was officially commissioned on March 20, 1922. The carrier was named after one of America's pioneers in aeronautical science - Samuel Pierpoint Langley.

On October 17, 1922, a Vought biplane, piloted by Lieutenant V.C. Griffin, rumbled off the wooden flight deck of the USS LANGLEY (CV-1) at anchor in the York River. This was the first takeoff from a U.S. Navy carrier. The LANGLEY was converted from a collier here at Norfolk Naval Shipyard into the Navy's first aircraft carrier.

1922 was a year full of historic events, including the first landing while underway October 24 and the first catapult launch November 18.

The Langley, the Navy's first electrically propelled vessel, was built as the collier USS Jupiter at Mare Island Naval Shipyard and launched in 1911.

On February 27, 1942, the USS Langley (CV 1) was sunk by Japanese bombers south of Java. Converted at the Shipyard from the coal ship USS Jupiter (AC 3) from 1919 to 1922, the carrier was converted into a seaplane tender in 1937.

USS Langley

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USS Jupiter AC-3

USS Jupiter AC-3

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USS Skate SSN-578

The USS Skate was the first nuclear submarine overhauled at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. It was the third nuclear submarine commissioned and the first to make a completely submerged trans-Atlantic crossing. It was the second submarine to reach the North Pole and the first to surface there. USS Skate was decommissioned at Pearl Harbor in the summer of 1986 after 29 years of naval service.

USS Skate SSN-578

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USS Delaware

Keel laid August 1817. Launched October 21, 1820. DELAWARE was the third ship to carry the name. It entered Dry Dock One at the Gosport Navy Yard, June 17, 1833, the first ship to be drydocked in America. DELAWARE was burned and sunk at Gosport Navy Yard, April 20, 1861, by evacuating Federal forces.

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USS ST Lawrence

Keel laid 1826. Launched March 25, 1847. Stationed at Norfolk Navy Yard as ordnance ship 1865 - 1867, and as marine barracks 1868 - 1875. It was sold December 31, 1875.

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CSS Virginia

The CSS VIRGINIA was constructed from the partly burned U.S. steam frigate MERRIMAC in Dry Dock One at Gosport Navy Yard. She entered dock on May 30, 1861 and left dock and attacked the Federal squadron in Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862, engaged the MONITOR on March 9, 1862. When the Navy Yard was evacuated by the Confederate forces, the VIRGINIA was found to be too deep for navigation in the James River and to avoid capture was destroyed by her own crew off Craney Island May 11, 1862. She was raised May 30, 1876 and broken up in Dry Dock One.

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USS Jamestown

Keel laid 1843. Launched September 16, 1844. JAMESTOWN served blockade duty during the Civil War. It served as a training ship in 1889 and was transferred to Marine Hospital service in 1892. JAMESTOWN was stricken from the Navy Register on September 4, 1912 but was still afloat in 1932.

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USS Powhatan

Keel laid August 6, 1847. Launched February 14, 1850. POWHATAN's engines and boilers were built by A. Mehaffy & Co., Gosport, Virginia. One of Commodore Perry's squadron on expedition to Japan 1852 - 1854. It saw active service in the Civil War. The POWHATAN was noted for its speed and good sailing qualities as well as its long period of naval service. It was sold July 30, 1887.

USS Powhatan

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USS Constellation

Second ship to carry the name. Keel laid 1853. Launched August 26, 1854. The last sailing vessel built at the Norfolk Naval Yard using some of the timbers from the original CONSTELLATION. It saw active service during the Civil War, was a receiving ship at Norfolk Navy Yard in 1865, used as Naval Academy practice ship from 1873 - 1892, and a training ship at Newport from 1893 - 1920. CONSTELLATION was still afloat and on the Navy List in the late 1960s.

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USS Richmond

Keel laid 1858. Launched January 26, 1860. Her machinery was built at Washington Navy Yard. She saw active service in the Civil War and was an auxiliary receiving ship at Norfolk Navy Yard from 1903 - 1919. RICHMOND was sold in 1919.

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USS Galena

Vessel and machinery built 1871 - 1879 at Norfolk Navy Yard. She wrecked on Gay Head, Martha's Vineyard in 1891.

USS Galena

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Steam Ferry Daisy

Built 1885. Condemned by survey October 29, 1919.

Steam Ferry Daisy

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USS Texas (USS San Marcos)

The Navy's first battleship, the USS TEXAS, was commissioned August 15, 1895. Machinery was built by Richmond Locomotive Works, Richmond, Virginia. The TEXAS was also the first all-steel vessel built by Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The ship saw active service in the Spanish-American War. Its name was changed to SAN MARCOS in 1911. The ship was used as a target and sunk in the Chesapeake Bay later that year.

USS Texas (USS San Marcos)

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USS Amphitrite

Built 1874 - 1883 by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Delaware. AMPHITRITE was rebuilt at Norfolk Navy Yard 1890 - 1894 where it was commissioned April 23, 1895. It saw active service in the Spanish-American War and was stricken from the Navy List on July 24, 1919. It was sold and converted to a floating hotel and still in use at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1967.

USS Amphitrite

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Navy Yard

Built 1901.

Navy Yard Ferry

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Submarine Chasers

Submarine Chasers

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USS Hulbert & USS Noa

DD-342 & DD-343

Keels laid November 18, 1918. Launched June 28, 1919.

USS HULBERT

Participated in the defense of Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, and other active service in World War II. It was stricken from the Navy List November 28, 1945.

USS NOA

Converted in World War II to a High Speed Transport (APD-24). It was lost in the South West Pacific September 12, 1944.

USS Hulbert and USS Noa

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USS Wm B. Preston

DD-344

Keel laid November 18, 1918. Launched August 9, 1919. Converted in World War II to Auxillary-Seaplane Tender (Destroyer) AVP-20 and later designated AVD-7. It was sold May 23, 1946.

USS William B. Preston

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USS New York

Completely modernized at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1926 - 1927. It served in active service during World Wars I and II. USS NEW YORK was the target ship for the Bikini bomb test and later sunk at sea near Pearl Harbor July 8, 1948.

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USS Nevada

BB-36

Built 1912 - 1915 at Fore River S.B. Co. USS NEVADA was completely modernized 1927 - 1929 at Norfolk Navy Yard. It saw active service during World Wars I and II. USS NEVADA was beached during the Pearl Harbor attack December 7, 1941, repaired and rejoined the Fleet in 1943. It was a target ship at the Bikini atomic bomb test and was destroyed July 31, 1948.

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USS Arizona

This rare photograph shows the USS Arizona (BB 39) at the Shipyard on June 3, 1930. The historic battleship was one of several worked on here during the Battleship Modernization Program in the 1930s. In the photograph, the ship's superstructure has been removed and new masts have been installed. The Arizona was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and now serves as a memorial.

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USS Mississippi

The USS Mississippi (BB 41) underwent an extensive modernization overhaul at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1931-33. MISSISSIPPI saw heavy action in the Pacific during World War II. It was converted in 1946 at Norfolk Navy Yard to a training and gunnery ship and designated AG-128.

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USS Tucker

Keel laid August 15, 1934. Launched February 26, 1936. TUCKER was one of the Navy's first all welded vessels. It saw active service during World War II and was sunk off New Hebrides on August 4, 1942.

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USS Downes

DD-375

Keel laid August 15, 1934. Launched April 22, 1936.

Destroyed by Japanese bombs at Pearl Harbor while in dry dock December 7, 1941. Its machinery was salvaged and placed in a new hull at Mare Island. DOWNES was the first of twelve vessels lost in World War II which had been built at Norfolk Navy Yard.

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USS Bagley

DD-386

Keel laid July 31, 1935. Launched September 3, 1936.

USS Bagley

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USS Blue & USS Helm

DD-387 & DD-388

Keels laid September 25, 1935. Launched May 27, 1936.

USS Helm and USS Blue

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USS Rowan

Keel laid June 25, 1937. Launched May 5, 1938. ROWAN saw active service during World War II and was sunk by enemy action off Italy September 11, 1943.

USS Rowan

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USS Stack

Keel laid June 25, 1937. Launched May 5, 1938. STACK saw active service during World War II. It was a target ship at Bikini atomic bomb test and was later destroyed April 24, 1948.

USS Stack

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USS Wainwright

Keel laid June 7,1938. Launched June 1, 1939. USS WAINWRIGHT saw active service during World War II. It was a target ship at Bikini atomic bomb test and later destroyed July 2, 1948.

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USS Wahtah

Keel laid August 28, 1939. Launched December 14, 1939.

USS Wahtah

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Covered Lighter

Keel laid January 31, 1940.

Launched June 29, 1940.

Covered Lighter YF-257

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USS Alabama

The Shipyard began building the 3,500-ton battleship on February 1, 1940 and launched it February 16, 1942. The USS ALABAMA (BB-60) was commissioned at the Shipyard on August 16, 1942.

USS Alabama

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Covered Lighter

YF-287

Keel laid February 21, 1941. Launched May 3, 1941.

Covered Lighter YF-287

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Minesweeper

AUK-AM-57

Keel laid April 15, 1941. Launched August 26, 1941.

Minesweeper AUK-AM-57

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Water Barge

YW-59

Keel laid July 26, 1941.

Launched August 29, 1941.

Water Barge YW-59

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USS Herndon

Keel laid August 26, 1941. Launched February 5, 1942. HERNDON saw active service during World War II.

USS Herndon

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USS Shubrick

Keel laid February 17, 1942. Launched April 18, 1942. SHUBRICK saw active service during World War II and was sold September 28, 1947.

USS Shubrick

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USS Kentucky

BB-66

Keel laid March 7, 1942. Construction was suspended April 17, 1946 when 70% completed.

USS Kentucky BB-66

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Landing Craft, Mechanized

LCM

Fifty of these 50 foot vessels were built starting May 20, 1942 and completing August 21, 1942.

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Tank Landing Ship

The Shipyard built 20 tank landing ships (LST's) during World War II, for use in amphibious landings at Normandy, Southern France and on Pacific Islands. The Shipyard laid the first keel on July 17, 1942, for LST 333. This ship was sunk by a submarine in the Mediterranean on June 22, 1943. Four of the 20 LSTs were sunk during the war.

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USS Sims & USS Reuben James

Keels laid September 7, 1942. Launched February 6, 1943.

USS SIMS

SIMS was altered to high speed transport (APD-50) and saw active service during World War II.

USS REUBEN JAMES

REUBEN JAMES saw active service during World War II.

USS Reuben James and USS Sims

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USS Shangri-La

CV-38

Keel Laid January 15, 1943. Launched February 24, 1944. SHANGRI-LA saw active service during World War II.

USS Shangri-La CV-38

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USS Reeves & USS Fechteler

Keels laid February 7, 1943. Launched April 22, 1943.

USS REEVES

REEVES was altered to a high speed transport (APD-52) and saw active service during World War II.

USS FECHTELER

FECHTELER was sunk by a submarine in the Mediterranean Sea on May 4, 1944.

USS Fechteler and USS Reeves

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Sea Plane Wrecking Derrick

YSD-40

Keel laid March 8, 1943.Launched May 6, 1943.

Sea Plane Wrecking Derrick YSD-40

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USS Lake Champlain

CV-39

Keel laid March 15, 1943. Launched November 2, 1944. LAKE CHAMPLAIN was at Norfolk Navy Yard for post shakedown availability when the war with Japan ended. It established a new world's record for trans-Atlantic crossing while transporting troops from Europe in November 1945.

USS Lake Champlain CV-39

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USS Chase

Keel laid March 16, 1943. Launched April 24, 1943. CHASE was altered to a high speed transport (APD-54). It saw active service during World War II and was sold November 13, 1946.

USS Chase

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Floating Drydock (Machinery)

YRD(M)-3

Keel laid April 15, 1943.Launched May 14, 1943.

Floating Drydock

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USS Laning & USS Loy

Keels laid April 23, 1943. Launched July 4, 1943.

USS LANING

LANING was altered to a high speed transport (APD-55) and saw active service in World War II.

USS LOY

LOY was altered to a high speed transport (APD-56) and saw active service in World War II.

USS Loy and USS Laning

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USS Lovelace

Keel laid May 22, 1943. Launched July 4, 1943. LOVELACE saw active service during World War II.

USS Lovelace

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USS Tarawa

Keel laid March 1, 1944. Launched May 12, 1945 and completed January 26, 1946, too late for action in World War II.

USS Tarawa

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Covered Lighter

YF-1092

Keel laid January 14, 1946. Launched March 15, 1946.

Covered Lighter YF-1092

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USS Bold & USS Bulwark

Keels laid December 12, 1951.Christened March 28, 1953.

USS Bulwark and USS Bold

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Built/Converted Ships at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

CHESAPEAKE frigate, 36 guns, 1244 tons, keel laid December 10, 1798, launched December 2, 1799
FERRET cutter, 12 guns, length on deck 73', built 1806-1809
GUNBOATS 146 to 155 – length approx 50' built 1808-1810
DELAWARE ship, 74 guns, 2633 tons, keel laid August 1817, launched October 21, 1820
NEW YORK ship, 74 guns, 2633 tons, keel laid 1818, never completed, burned on the stocks by evacuating Federal forces
ST. LAWRENCE frigate, 44 guns, 1708 tons, keel laid 1826, launched March 25, 1847
NATCHEZ sloop, 20 guns, 691 tons, built 1827
JOHN ADAMS sloop, 20 guns, 700 tons, keel laid 1829, launched November 17, 1830
MACEDONIAN frigate, 36 guns, 1341 tons, keel laid 1832, launched 1836
PIONEER brig, 6 guns, 230 tons, built 1836
YORKTOWN sloop, 16 guns, 566 tons, keel laid 1838, launched June 17, 1839
GERM experimental horizontal paddle wheel, steam craft, built 1841
UNION steam schooner, 4 guns, 956 tons, keel laid 1841, launched May 12, 1842
TRUXTUN brig, 10 guns, 331 tons, keel laid 1842, launched April 16, 1842
SOUTHAMPTON storeship, 4 guns, 567 tons, keel laid 1842, launched 1845
PERRY brig, 10 guns, 280 tons, keel laid February 18, 1843, launched May 9, 1843
JAMESTOWN sloop, 20 guns, 1150 tons, keel laid 1843, launched September 16, 1844
POWHATAN steam bark, side-wheel, 9 guns, 2415 tons, keel laid August 6, 1847, launched February 14, 1850
CONSTELLATION corvette, 24 guns, 1278 tons, keel laid 1853, launched August 26, 1854
ROANOKE steam frigate, screw, 40 guns, 3400 tons, launched December 13, 1855
COLORADO steam frigate, screw, 40 guns, 3400 tons, keel laid May 1854, launched June 19, 1856
DACOTAH steam sloop, screw, 6 guns, 998 tons, keel laid 1858, launched March 23, 1859
RICHMOND steam sloop, screw, 14 guns, 2700 tons, keel laid 1858, launched January 26, 1860
POCAHONTAS steam sloop, screw, 5 guns, 694 tons, rebuilt and enlarged from 558 to 694 tons
VIRGINIA ironclad ram, steam screw, 10 guns, 3200 tons, constructed from steam frigate MERRIMACK
RICHMOND ironclad ram, steam screw, 4 guns, length 180', keel laid 1861, launched May 6, 1862
NANSEMOND gunboat, wood, steam screw, 2 guns, 80 tons, built 1862
HAMPTON gunboat, wood, steam screw, 2 guns, 80 tons, built 1862
NORFOLK gunboat, wood, steam screw, building 1862, burned on the stocks by evacuating Confederate forces
PORTSMOUTH gunboat, wood, steam screw, building 1862, burned on the stocks by evacuating Confederate forces
ESCAMBIA gunboat, wood, iron protected, 2 guns, construction begun, burned on the stocks by evacuating Confederate forces
ELIZABETH gunboat, wood, iron protected, 2 guns, construction begun, burned on the stocks by evacuating Confederate forces
YADKIN gunboat, wood, iron protected, 2 guns, construction begun, burned on the stocks by evacuating Confederate forces
GALENA steam sloop, screw, 8 guns, 1900 tons, built 1871-1879
ALLIANCE steam bark, wood, screw, 6 guns, 1375 tons, keel laid 1873, launched March 8, 1875 as the Huron
DAISY steam, ferry, wood, length 64' 6", built 1885
TEXAS battleship, twin screw, main battery - two 12" and six 6" rifles, 6315 tons, keel laid June 1, 1889, launched June 28, 1892
RALEIGH cruiser, twin screw, 11 guns, 3183 tons, keel laid December 15, 1889, launched March 31, 1892
AMPHITRITE Monitor, twin screw, double turrets, 4 guns, 3990 tons, rebuilt 1890 -1894
SAMOSET harbor tug, steel, 225 tons, keel laid January 13, 1896, launched March 20, 1897
COURIER steam Ferry, wood, length 56' 8", built 1897
NAVY YARD steam ferry, composite, length 80', built 1901
GALVESTON cruiser, twin screw, 10 guns, 3200 tons, construction completed February 15, 1905
INDIAN steam ferry, wood, length 60' 9", built 1906
PATUXENT ocean tug, steel, 755 tons, keel laid July 25, 1907, launched May 16, 1908
CHEMUNG ocean tug, steel, 575 tons, keel laid October 2, 1915, launched April 1, 1916 as the Pocahontas
SUBMARINE CHASERS SC–116 TO 136 – 21 vessels, wood, 110' long, triple screw, built 1917-1918
CRAVEN DD–70 – destroyer, 1125 tons, keel laid November 20, 1917, launched June 29, 1918
HULBERT DD–342, destroyer, four funnels, 1215 tons, keel laid November 18, 1918, launched June 28, 1919
NOA DD–343, destroyer, four funnels, 1215 tons, keel laid November 18, 1918, launched June 28, 1919
WM. B. PRESTON DD–344, destroyer, four funnels, 1215 tons, keel laid November 18, 1918, launched August 9, 1919
LANGLEY CV–1, aircraft carrier, 12700 tons, electrically propelled, converted from JUPITER 1919-1922
NORTH CAROLINA BB–52, battleship, 43200 tons, keel laid January 12, 1920, construction suspended February 8, 1922 and scrapped in accordance with treaty limiting Naval Armaments
TEXAS BB–35, battleship, 27000 tons, modernized 1925- 1926
NEW YORK BB–34, battleship, 27000 tons, modernized 1926- 1927
NEVADA BB–36, battleship, 29000 tons, modernized 1927- 1929
ARIZONA BB–39, battleship, 32600 tons, modernized 1929- 1931
MISSISSIPPI BB–41, battleship, 33000 tons, modernized 1931- 1933
IDAHO BB–42, battleship, 33400 tons, modernized 1931- 1934
TUCKER DD–374, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid August 15, 1934, launched February 26, 1936
DOWNES DD–375, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid August 15, 1934, launched April 22, 1936
BAGLEY DD–386, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid July 31, 1935, launched September 3, 1936
BLUE DD–387, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid September 25, 1935, launched May 27, 1936
HELM DD–388, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid September 25, 1935, launched May 27, 1936
ROWAN DD–405, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid June 25, 1937, launched May 5, 1938
STACK DD–406, destroyer, 1500 tons, keel laid June 25, 1937, launched May 5, 1938
MORRIS DD–417, destroyer, 1570 tons, keel laid June 7, 1938, launched June 1, 1939
WAINWRIGHT DD–419, destroyer, 1570 tons, keel laid June 7, 1938, launched June 1, 1939
RAVEN AM–55, minesweeper, 756 tons, keel laid June 28, 1939, launched August 24, 1940
OSPREY AM–56, minesweeper, 744 tons, keel laid June 28, 1939, launched August 24, 1940
WAHTAH YTB–140, harbor tug (big), 237 tons, keel laid August 28, 1939, launched December 14, 1939
YF–257 covered lighter (self-propelled), keel laid January 31, 1940, launched June 29, 1940
ALABAMA BB–60, battleship, 35000 tons, keel laid February 1, 1940, launched February 16, 1942
YF–287 covered lighter (self-propelled), keel laid February 21, 1941, launched May 3, 1941
AUK – AM–57 minesweeper, 890 tons, keel laid April 15, 1941, launched August 26, 1941
YW–59 water barge (self-propelled), keel laid July 26, 1941, launched August 29, 1941
HERNDON DD–638, destroyer, 1630 tons, keel laid August 26, 1941, launched February 5, 1942
SHUBRICK DD–639, destroyer, 1630 tons, keel laid February 17, 1942, launched April 18, 1942
KENTUCKY BB–66, battleship, 45000 tons, keel laid March 7, 1942, construction suspended April 17, 1946; scrapped 70 percent complete
LANDING CRAFT, MECHANIZED LCM, 50 vessels, 50' in length, program started May 20, 1942, completed August 21, 1942
LANDING SHIPS, TANK LST–333 TO 352, 20 vessels, 1625 tons, program started July 17, 1942, completed February 7, 1943
REUBEN JAMES DE–153, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid September 7, 1942, launched February 6, 1943
SIMS DE–154, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid September 7, 1942, launched February 6, 1943
YSD–38 seaplane wrecking derrick, keel laid November 10, 1942, launched January 16, 1943
HOPPING DE–155 escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid December 15, 1942, launched March 10, 1943
SHANGRI- LA CV–38, aircraft carrier, 27100 tons, keel laid January 15, 1943, launched February 24, 1944
YSD–39 seaplane wrecking derrick, keel laid January 18, 1943, launched March 8, 1943
REEVES DE–156, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid February 7, 1943, launched April 22, 1943
FECHTELER DE–157, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid February 7, 1943, launched April 22, 1943
YSD–40 seaplane wrecking derrick, keel laid March 8, 1943, launched May 6, 1943
LAKE CHAMPLAIN CV–39, aircraft carrier, 27100 tons, keel laid March 15, 1943, launched November 2, 1944
CHASE DE–158, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid March 16, 1943, launched April 24, 1943
YRD(H) –3 workshop, floating dry dock (hull), keel laid April 1, 1943, launched May 14, 1943
YRD(M) –3 workshop, floating dry dock (machinery), keel laid April 5, 1943, launched May 14, 1943
LANING DE–159, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid April 23, 1943, launched July 4, 1943
LOY DE–160, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid April 23, 1943, launched July 4, 1943
BARBER – DE–161 escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid April 27, 1943, launched May 20, 1943
YSD–41 seaplane wrecking derrick, keel laid May 7, 1943, launched June 16, 1943
LOVELACE DE–198, escort vessel, 1400 tons, keel laid May 22, 1943, launched July 4, 1943
ATHERTON – DE–169 escort vessel, 1240 tons, transferred to NNSY June 23, 1943 when 73% complete, completed September 17, 1943
BOOTH – DE–170 escort vessel, 1240 tons, transferred to NNSY June 26, 1943 when 57% completed, completed September 30, 1943
CARROLL – DE–171 escort vessel, 1240 tons, transferred to NNSY June 26, 1943, when 53% complete, completed November 8, 1943
THOMAS – DE–102 escort vessel, 1240 tons, transferred to NNSY August 4, 1943 when 53% completed, completed December 4, 1943
YRD(H) –4 workshop, floating dry dock (hull), keel laid August 16, 1943, launched September 20, 1943
YRD(M) –4 workshop, floating dry dock (machinery), keel laid August 17, 1943, launched September 20, 1943
BREEMAN – DE–104 escort vessel, 1240 tons, transferred to NNSY September 8, 1943 when 46% complete, completed December 27, 1943
YRD(H) –5 workshop, floating dry dock (hull), keel laid October 15, 1943, launched October 26, 1943
YRD(M) –5 workshop, floating dry dock (machinery), keel laid October 15, 1943, launched October 26, 1943
TARAWA CV–40, aircraft carrier, 27100 tons, keel laid March 1, 1944, launched May 12, 1945
YF–1092 covered lighter (self-propelled), keel laid January 14, 1946, launched March 15, 1946
BOLD AM–424, minesweeper, wood (non-metallic), 665 tons, keel laid December 12, 1951, christened March 28, 1953
BULWARK AM–425, minesweeper, wood (non-metallic), 665 tons, keel laid December 12, 1951, christened March 28, 1953

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