List of current ships of the United States Navy

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USS George Washington (CVN-73) Carrier Strike Group formation sails in the Atlantic Ocean
USS Constitution under sail for the first time in 116 years on 21 July 1997.

The United States Navy has 459 ships in both active service and the reserve fleet, with approximately 70 more in either the planning stages or under construction, according to the Naval Vessel Register and published reports. This list includes ships that are owned and leased by the U.S. Navy; ships that are formally commissioned, by way of ceremony, and non-commissioned. Ships denoted with the prefix "USS" are commissioned ships. Prior to commissioning, ships may be described as a "pre-commissioning unit" or PCU, but are officially referred to by name with no prefix.[1] US Navy support ships are often non-commissioned ships organized and operated by Military Sealift Command. Among these support ships, those denoted "USNS" are owned by the US Navy.[1] Those denoted by "MV" or "SS" are chartered.

Current ships include commissioned warships that are in active service, as well as ships that are part of Military Sealift Command, the support component and the Ready Reserve Force, that while non-commissioned, are still part of the effective force of the U.S. Navy. Future ships listed are those that are in the planning stages, or are currently under construction, from having its keel laid to fitting out and final sea trials.

There exist a number of former US Navy ships which are museum ships (not listed here), some of which may be US government-owned. One of these, USS Constitution, a three-masted tall ship, is one of the original six frigates of the United States Navy. It is the oldest naval vessel afloat, and still retains its commission (and hence is listed here), as a special commemoration for that ship alone.

Current ships

(by type)

Commissioned (USS);
Non-Commissioned (USNS);
Support (MV, RV - or no prefix);
Ready Reserve Force ships (MV, SS, GTS);
Reserve Fleet ships (USS, USNS);
Totals;

Commissioned: 239*, Non-Commissioned: 104, Support: 50, Ready Reserve Force: 51. Reserve Fleet: 17. Grand Total: 459
(Under construction: 41, Planned: 24)

*as per the US Naval Register, current as of 22 November 2017[2]

Commissioned

Non-commissioned

USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1), an expeditionary fast transport and the lead ship of her class. This is a rear view, showing a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter on the helideck.

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*Submarine and Special Warfare Support Vessel

Support

Sea-based X-band Radar underway at sea.

*Submarine and Special Warfare Support Vessel

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.

Reserve fleet

Future ships

Ships Under Construction

Planned Ships

Under construction

Note: Ships listed here may be referred to as "pre-commissioning unit" or "PCU" in various sources including US Navy webpages.[468] However, PCU is not a prefix and is not part of the vessel's title.[1] Ships listed here may be delivered to United States Navy but are not actively commissioned.

Planned ships

The following ships have been planned but have not yet had their keel laid down, and therefore have not reached 'under construction' status.


See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b c "Ship Naming in the United States Navy". Naval History and Heritage Command. Retrieved 24 July 2016. The prefix "USS," meaning "United States Ship," is used in official documents to identify a commissioned ship of the Navy. It applies to a ship while she is in commission. Before commissioning, or after decommissioning, she is referred to by name, with no prefix. 
  2. ^ "Naval Vessel Register". Naval Vessel Register. 
  3. ^ Homeport as listed at the Naval Vessel Register.
  4. ^ Abraham Lincoln
  5. ^ Alabama
  6. ^ Alaska
  7. ^ Albany
  8. ^ Alexandria
  9. ^ America
  10. ^ Anchorage
  11. ^ Annapolis
  12. ^ Antietam
  13. ^ Anzio
  14. ^ Ardent
  15. ^ Arleigh Burke
  16. ^ Arlington
  17. ^ Asheville
  18. ^ Ashland
  19. ^ Bainbridge
  20. ^ Barry
  21. ^ Bataan
  22. ^ Benfold
  23. ^ Blue Ridge
  24. ^ Boise
  25. ^ Bonhomme Richard
  26. ^ Boxer
  27. ^ Bremerton
  28. ^ "USS Bremerton Beautifies Fischer Park" (Press release). United States Navy. 3 March 2015. NNS150303-25. 
  29. ^ Bulkeley
  30. ^ Bunker Hill
  31. ^ a b c d e f "Document: Navy's 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan to Congress for Fiscal Year 2016". USNI News. 3 April 2015. 
  32. ^ California
  33. ^ Cape St. George
  34. ^ Carl Vinson
  35. ^ Carney
  36. ^ Carter Hall
  37. ^ Chafee
  38. ^ Champion
  39. ^ Chancellorsville
  40. ^ Charlotte
  41. ^ Cheyenne
  42. ^ Chicago
  43. ^ Chief
  44. ^ Chinook
  45. ^ Chosin
  46. ^ Chung-Hoon
  47. ^ Cole
  48. ^ Columbia
  49. ^ Columbus
  50. ^ Comstock
  51. ^ Connecticut
  52. ^ Constitution
  53. ^ Coronado
  54. ^ Cowpens
  55. ^ Curtis Wilbur
  56. ^ Decatur
  57. ^ Detroit
  58. ^ Devastator
  59. ^ Dewey
  60. ^ Dextrous
  61. ^ Donald Cook
  62. ^ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  63. ^ Emory S. Land
  64. ^ Essex
  65. ^ Farragut
  66. ^ Firebolt
  67. ^ Fitzgerald
  68. ^ Florida
  69. ^ Forrest Sherman
  70. ^ Fort McHenry
  71. ^ Fort Worth
  72. ^ Frank Cable
  73. ^ Freedom
  74. ^ Gabrielle Giffords
  75. ^ George Washington
  76. ^ George H. W. Bush
  77. ^ Georgia
  78. ^ Gerald R. Ford
  79. ^ Germantown
  80. ^ Gettysburg
  81. ^ Gladiator
  82. ^ Gonzalez
  83. ^ Gravely
  84. ^ Green Bay
  85. ^ Greeneville
  86. ^ Gridley
  87. ^ Gunston Hall
  88. ^ Halsey
  89. ^ Hampton
  90. ^ Harpers Ferry
  91. ^ Harry S. Truman
  92. ^ Hartford
  93. ^ Hawaii
  94. ^ Helena
  95. ^ Henry M. Jackson
  96. ^ Higgins
  97. ^ Hopper
  98. ^ Howard
  99. ^ Hue City
  100. ^ Hurricane
  101. ^ Illinois
  102. ^ Independence
  103. ^ Iwo Jima
  104. ^ "Jackson"
  105. ^ Jacksonville
  106. ^ a b c d e f "Document: Navy's 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan for Fiscal Year 2015". USNI News. 7 July 2014. 
  107. ^ James E. Williams
  108. ^ Jason Dunham
  109. ^ Jefferson City
  110. ^ Jimmy Carter
  111. ^ John C. Stennis
  112. ^ John Finn
  113. ^ John P. Murtha
  114. ^ John Paul Jones
  115. ^ John S. McCain
  116. ^ John Warner
  117. ^ Kearsarge
  118. ^ Kentucky
  119. ^ Key West
  120. ^ Kidd
  121. ^ Laboon
  122. ^ Lake Champlain
  123. ^ Lake Erie
  124. ^ Lassen
  125. ^ Lewis B. Puller
  126. ^ Leyte Gulf
  127. ^ Louisiana
  128. ^ Louisville
  129. ^ Mahan
  130. ^ Maine
  131. ^ Makin Island
  132. ^ Maryland
  133. ^ Mason
  134. ^ McCampbell
  135. ^ McFaul
  136. ^ Mesa Verde
  137. ^ Michael Murphy
  138. ^ Michigan
  139. ^ Milius
  140. ^ Milwaukee
  141. ^ Minnesota
  142. ^ Mississippi
  143. ^ Missouri
  144. ^ Mitscher
  145. ^ Mobile Bay
  146. ^ Momsen
  147. ^ Monsoon
  148. ^ Monterey
  149. ^ Montgomery
  150. ^ Montpelier
  151. ^ Mount Whitney
  152. ^ Mustin
  153. ^ Nebraska
  154. ^ Nevada
  155. ^ New Hampshire
  156. ^ New Mexico
  157. ^ New Orleans
  158. ^ New York
  159. ^ Newport News
  160. ^ Nimitz
  161. ^ Nitze
  162. ^ Normandy
  163. ^ North Carolina
  164. ^ North Dakota
  165. ^ O'Kane
  166. ^ Oak Hill
  167. ^ Ohio
  168. ^ Oklahoma City
  169. ^ Olympia
  170. ^ Oscar Austin
  171. ^ Pasadena
  172. ^ Patriot
  173. ^ Paul Hamilton
  174. ^ Pearl Harbor
  175. ^ Pennsylvania
  176. ^ Philippine Sea
  177. ^ Pinckney
  178. ^ Pioneer
  179. ^ Pittsburgh
  180. ^ Port Royal
  181. ^ Porter
  182. ^ Preble
  183. ^ Princeton
  184. ^ Providence
  185. ^ Pueblo
  186. ^ Rafael Peralta
  187. ^ Ramage
  188. ^ Rhode Island
  189. ^ Ronald Reagan
  190. ^ Roosevelt
  191. ^ Ross
  192. ^ Rushmore
  193. ^ Russell
  194. ^ Sampson
  195. ^ San Antonio
  196. ^ San Diego
  197. ^ San Jacinto
  198. ^ San Juan
  199. ^ Santa Fe
  200. ^ Scout
  201. ^ Scranton
  202. ^ Seawolf
  203. ^ Sentry
  204. ^ Shamal
  205. ^ Shiloh
  206. ^ Shoup
  207. ^ Sirocco
  208. ^ Somerset
  209. ^ Springfield
  210. ^ Spruance
  211. ^ Squall
  212. ^ Sterett
  213. ^ Stethem
  214. ^ Stockdale
  215. ^ Stout
  216. ^ Tempest
  217. ^ Tennessee
  218. ^ Texas
  219. ^ The Sullivans
  220. ^ Theodore Roosevelt
  221. ^ Thunderbolt
  222. ^ Toledo
  223. ^ Topeka
  224. ^ Tornado
  225. ^ Tortuga
  226. ^ Truxtun
  227. ^ Tucson
  228. ^ Typhoon
  229. ^ Vella Gulf
  230. ^ Vicksburg
  231. ^ Virginia
  232. ^ Warrior
  233. ^ "Naval Vessel Register - USS WASHINGTON (SSN 787)". www.nvr.navy.mil. Retrieved 2017-10-11. 
  234. ^ Wasp
  235. ^ Wayne E. Meyer
  236. ^ West Virginia
  237. ^ Whidbey Island
  238. ^ Whirlwind
  239. ^ William P. Lawrence
  240. ^ Winston Churchill
  241. ^ Wyoming
  242. ^ Zephyr
  243. ^ Zumwalt
  244. ^ 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez
  245. ^ 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin
  246. ^ 1st Lt. Jack Lummus
  247. ^ 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo
  248. ^ Able
  249. ^ Alan Shepard
  250. ^ Amelia Earhart
  251. ^ Apache
  252. ^ Arctic
  253. ^ Arrowhead
  254. ^ Benavidez
  255. ^ Big Horn
  256. ^ Black Powder
  257. ^ Bob Hope
  258. ^ Bowditch
  259. ^ Brittin
  260. ^ Bruce C. Heezen
  261. ^ Brunswick
  262. ^ Carl Brashear
  263. ^ Carson City
  264. ^ Catawba
  265. ^ Cesar Chavez
  266. ^ Charles Drew
  267. ^ Charlton
  268. ^ Choctaw County
  269. ^ Comfort
  270. ^ Dahl
  271. ^ Eagleview
  272. ^ Effective
  273. ^ Fall River
  274. ^ "Vessel details for: FAST TEMPO (Offshore Supply Ship) - IMO 9347401, MMSI 369465000, Call Sign NAJK Registered in USA | AIS Marine Traffic". MarineTraffic.com. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  275. ^ Fisher
  276. ^ Grapple
  277. ^ Grasp
  278. ^ Gilliland
  279. ^ Gordon
  280. ^ Guadalupe
  281. ^ Guam
  282. ^ GySgt. Fred W. Stockham
  283. ^ Henry J. Kaiser
  284. ^ Henson
  285. ^ Howard O. Lorenzen
  286. ^ Impeccable
  287. ^ Invincible
  288. ^ John Ericsson
  289. ^ John Glenn
  290. ^ John Lenthall
  291. ^ Joshua Humphreys
  292. ^ Kanawha
  293. ^ Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat
  294. ^ Laramie
  295. ^ Lawrence H. Gianella
  296. ^ Leroy Grumman
  297. ^ Lewis and Clark
  298. ^ Loyal
  299. ^ Maj. Stephen W. Pless
  300. ^ Mary Sears
  301. ^ Matthew Perry
  302. ^ Maury
  303. ^ Medgar Evers
  304. ^ Mendonca
  305. ^ Mercy
  306. ^ Millinocket
  307. ^ Montford Point
  308. ^ Navajo
  309. ^ Pathfinder
  310. ^ Patuxent
  311. ^ Pecos
  312. ^ PFC Dewayne T. Williams
  313. ^ PFC Eugene A. Obregon
  314. ^ Pililaau
  315. ^ Pomeroy
  316. ^ Rappahannock
  317. ^ Red Cloud
  318. ^ Richard E. Byrd
  319. ^ Robert E. Peary
  320. ^ Sacagawea
  321. ^ Salvor
  322. ^ Seay
  323. ^ MV Sgt. Matej Kocak
  324. ^ MV Sgt. William R. Button
  325. ^ Shughart
  326. ^ Sioux
  327. ^ Sisler
  328. ^ Soderman
  329. ^ Spearhead
  330. ^ Supply
  331. ^ Tippecanoe
  332. ^ Trenton (ex-Resolute)
  333. ^ Vadm K. R. Wheeler
  334. ^ Victorious
  335. ^ Wally Schirra
  336. ^ Walter S. Diehl
  337. ^ Washington Chambers
  338. ^ Waters
  339. ^ Watkins
  340. ^ Watson
  341. ^ Westwind
  342. ^ William McLean
  343. ^ Yano
  344. ^ Yuma
  345. ^ Yukon
  346. ^ Zeus
  347. ^ No Name (ex Puerto Rico)
  348. ^ "Military Sealift Command Ship Inventory". Military Sealift Command. 
  349. ^ APL-61
  350. ^ APL-62
  351. ^ APL-65
  352. ^ APL-65
  353. ^ Arco
  354. ^ Battle Point
  355. ^ C Champion
  356. ^ C Commando
  357. ^ Capt. David I. Lyon
  358. ^ Canonchet
  359. ^ Defiant
  360. ^ Dekanawida
  361. ^ Delores Chouest
  362. ^ Discovery Bay
  363. ^ Empire State
  364. ^ Evergreen State
  365. ^ Galveston/Petrochem Producer
  366. ^ HOS Dominator
  367. ^ Keokuk
  368. ^ RV Kilo Moana
  369. ^ LTC John U.D. Page
  370. ^ Maersk Peary
  371. ^ MV Maj. Bernard F. Fisher
  372. ^ Malama
  373. ^ Menominee
  374. ^ Mercer
  375. ^ Mohegan
  376. ^ Neil Armstrong
  377. ^ Neodesha
  378. ^ Nueces
  379. ^ Paul F. Foster
  380. ^ Pokagon
  381. ^ Prevail
  382. ^ Puyallup
  383. ^ Reliant
  384. ^ Sally Ride
  385. ^ Santaquin
  386. ^ Sea-based X-band Radar
  387. ^ Sea Eagle
  388. ^ Sea Fighter
  389. ^ Seminole
  390. ^ Shippingport
  391. ^ SLNC Pax
  392. ^ MV SSG Edward A. Carter Jr.
  393. ^ Skenandoa
  394. ^ TransAtlantic
  395. ^ TSgt John A. Chapman
  396. ^ Valiant
  397. ^ Wanamassa
  398. ^ Westpac Express
  399. ^ GTS Admiral W. M. Callaghan
  400. ^ SS Algol
  401. ^ SS Altair
  402. ^ SS Antares
  403. ^ SS Bellatrix
  404. ^ MV Cape Decision
  405. ^ MV Cape Diamond
  406. ^ MV Cape Domingo
  407. ^ MV Cape Douglas
  408. ^ MV Cape Ducato
  409. ^ MV Cape Edmont
  410. ^ SS Cape Farewell
  411. ^ SS Cape Flattery
  412. ^ SS Cape Gibson
  413. ^ SS Cape Girardeau
  414. ^ MV Cape Henry
  415. ^ MV Cape Horn
  416. ^ MV Cape Hudson
  417. ^ SS Cape Inscription
  418. ^ SS Cape Intrepid
  419. ^ SS Cape Isabel
  420. ^ SS Cape Island
  421. ^ SS Cape Jacob
  422. ^ MV Cape Kennedy
  423. ^ MV Cape Knox
  424. ^ SS Cape May
  425. ^ MV Cape Mohican
  426. ^ MV Cape Orlando
  427. ^ MV Cape Race
  428. ^ MV Cape Ray
  429. ^ MV Cape Rise
  430. ^ MV Cape Taylor
  431. ^ MV Cape Texas
  432. ^ MV Cape Trinity
  433. ^ MV Cape Victory
  434. ^ MV Cape Vincent
  435. ^ MV Cape Washington
  436. ^ MV Cape Wrath
  437. ^ USNS Capella
  438. ^ SS Cornhusker State
  439. ^ SS Curtiss
  440. ^ USNS Denebola
  441. ^ SS Flickertail State
  442. ^ SS Gem State
  443. ^ SS Gopher State
  444. ^ SS Grand Canyon State
  445. ^ SS Keystone State
  446. ^ SS Petersburg
  447. ^ USNS Pollux
  448. ^ USNS Regulus
  449. ^ SS Wright
  450. ^ "NAVSEA Inactive Ship Inventory 2 January 2015
  451. ^ Albuquerque
  452. ^ Bridge
  453. ^ Buffalo
  454. ^ City of Corpus Christi
  455. ^ Cleveland
  456. ^ Dallas
  457. ^ Denver
  458. ^ Dubuque
  459. ^ Juneau
  460. ^ La Jolla
  461. ^ Nashville
  462. ^ Nassau
  463. ^ Norfolk
  464. ^ Peleliu
  465. ^ Rainier
  466. ^ San Francisco
  467. ^ Tarawa
  468. ^ "PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Welcomes 60 New Crew Members" (Press release). Navy News Service. 6 June 2013. NNS130606-12. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  469. ^ Billings
  470. ^ Burlington
  471. ^ Carl M. Levin
  472. ^ a b "Navy Awards General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $644 Million for Construction of DDG 51 Class Destroyer" (PDF) (Press release). Bath Iron Works. 31 March 2016. 
  473. ^ Charleston
  474. ^ USS Charleston and easy choice navy secretary says
  475. ^ Cincinnati
  476. ^ City of Bismarck (ex-Bismarck ex-Sacrifice)
  477. ^ Colorado
  478. ^ Daniel Inouye
  479. ^ "Fabrication Begins for the Future USS Daniel Inouye" (Press release). United States Navy. 31 October 2014. NNS141031-13. 
  480. ^ Delbert D. Black
  481. ^ "Photo Release--Ingalls Shipbuilding Begins Fabrication of Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)" (Press release). Huntington Ingalls Industries. 21 July 2015. 
  482. ^ Delaware
  483. ^ Enterprise
  484. ^ Frank E. Petersen Jr.
  485. ^ Hershel "Woody" Williams
  486. ^ "Secretary of the Navy Names Expeditionary Sea Base Ship" (Press release). United States Navy. 14 January 2016. NNS160114-10. 
  487. ^ Hyman G. Rickover
  488. ^ Indiana
  489. ^ Indianapolis
  490. ^ Iowa
  491. ^ John F. Kennedy
  492. ^ Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee
  493. ^ "Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded $618 Million Contract to Build DDG 123" (Press release). Huntington Ingalls Industries. 30 March 2016. 
  494. ^ Little Rock
  495. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson
  496. ^ Manchester
  497. ^ Michael Monsoor
  498. ^ Minneapolis/St.Paul
  499. ^ Montana
  500. ^ New Jersey
  501. ^ Omaha
  502. ^ Oregon
  503. ^ Paul Ignatius
  504. ^ Portland
  505. ^ Puerto Rico
  506. ^ Ralph Johnson
  507. ^ Sioux City
  508. ^ South Dakota
  509. ^ "USS South Dakota Keel-laying Ceremony". Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  510. ^ St. Louis
  511. ^ Thomas Hudner
  512. ^ "Navy Awards General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $610 Million for Construction of DDG 51 Class Destroyer" (PDF) (Press release). Bath Iron Works. 1 April 2015. 
  513. ^ Tripoli
  514. ^ Tulsa
  515. ^ Vermont
  516. ^ Wichita
  517. ^ No Name
  518. ^ Arkansas
  519. ^ Bougainville
  520. ^ "Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded Contract To Build Newest Amphibious Assault Ship, LHA 8" (Press release). Huntington Ingalls Industries. 30 June 2016. 
  521. ^ Columbia
  522. ^ "Secretary Mabus Names Three Vessels During Ceremony" (Press release). United States Navy. 14 December 2016. NNS161214-24. 
  523. ^ Cooperstown
  524. ^ Earl Warren
  525. ^ a b c d e f "Ingalls Wins LHA-8 Contract, NASSCO To Build 6 Fleet Oilers". USNI News. 30 June 2016. 
  526. ^ Fort Lauderdale
  527. ^ "Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded $1.46 Billion For Construction of Amphibious Transport Dock Fort Lauderdale" (Press release). Huntington Ingalls Industries. 19 December 2016. 
  528. ^ Harvey C. Barnum Jr.
  529. ^ Harvey Milk
  530. ^ Idaho
  531. ^ Jack H. Lucas
  532. ^ John Basilone
  533. ^ John Lewis
  534. ^ Kansas City
  535. ^ Louis H. Wilson Jr.
  536. ^ Lucy Stone
  537. ^ Marinette
  538. ^ a b "Secretary of the Navy Names Two Littoral Combat Ships" (Press release). United States Navy. 22 September 2016. NNS160922-12. 
  539. ^ Massachusetts
  540. ^ Mobile
  541. ^ Oakland
  542. ^ "Secretary of the Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship" (Press release). United States Navy. 20 August 2015. NNS150820-12. 
  543. ^ Robert F. Kennedy
  544. ^ Sojourner Truth
  545. ^ Utah
  546. ^ "Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine" (Press release). United States Navy. 19 January 2016. NNS160119-07. 
  547. ^ No Name
  548. ^ Naval Today: US Navy awards contract for 12th expeditionary fast transport ship
  549. ^ No Name

External links

  • "The United States Navy, including the Military Sealift Command's Combat Logistic Ships as well as Special Mission Ships, as of April 2015", detailed graphic, introduced by this April 29, 2015 Business Insider story: "This chart shows just how massive the US Navy is", by Jeremy Bender
  • Naval Vessel Register
  • Military Sealift Command Inventory
  • Ship Alpha Roster
  • Ship Homeports
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