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U. S. Navy (USN) ships in the Pacific
Sinking date shown for losses, some ships appear twice if converted

Ammunition Ship (AE)
USS Mount Hood AE-11  sunk November 10, 1944

Cargo Ship (AK)
USS Celeno AK-76
USS Serpens AK-97  sunk January 29, 1945

Floating Dry Docks (ABSD)
AFDB-2 (ABSD-2) Floating Dry Dock
AFDB-4 (ABSD-4) Floating Dry Dock

Floating Crane
Floating Crane

Fleet Oiler (AO)
USS Kanawha (AO-1) sunk April 7, 1943
USS Neosho (AO-23) Scuttled May 11, 1942
USS Sangamon (AO-28) Converted to aircraft carrier AVG-26 (later CVE-26) February 1942
USS Mississinewa (AO-59) sunk November 20, 1944

Attack Transport (APA)
USS John Penn APA-23 (AP-51) sunk August 13, 1944
USS Elmore APA-42  scrapped circa April 1971

Minesweeper (AM)
USS Penguin (AM-33)  scuttled December 8, 1941

Repair Ship (AR)
USS Vestal (AR-4)
USS Ortolan (ASR-5)

Rescue and Salvage Vessel (ARS)
USS Shackle (ARS-9) / USCGC Acushnet (WMEC-167/WAGO-167/WAT-167)
USS Safeguard (ARS-50 / USNS Safeguard (T-ARS-50)
USS Grasp (ARS-51) / USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51)
USS Salvor (ARS-52) / USNS Salvor (T-ARS-52)
USS Grapple (T-ARS-53) / USNS Grapple (T-ARS-53)

Submarine (SS)

Submarine Tender (AS)
USS Holland (AS-3)
USS Fulton (AS-11)

Fleet Tug (AT)
USS Conestoga AT-54 / SP-1128 sunk March 21, 1921 discovered 2009, identified 2016
USS Seminole (AT-65) sunk October 25, 1942

Battleship (BB)
USS Utah BB-31 / AG-16 sunk December 7, 1941
USS New York BB-34  sunk July 8, 1948
USS Texas BB-35  displayed at the Battleship Texas State Historic Site in LaPorte, TX
USS Nevada BB-36
USS Oklahoma BB-37
USS Arizona BB-39
USS Mississippi BB-41
USS California BB-44
USS Maryland BB-46
USS West Virginia BB-48
USS South Dakota BB-57
USS Indiana BB-58
USS Massachusetts BB-59
USS Alabama BB-60 displayed at Mobile, AL
USS New Jersey BB-62  displayed at Camden, NJ
USS Missouri BB-63  displayed at Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Wisconsin BB-64

Armored Crusier / Protected Cruiser
USS Rochester (CA-2 USS New York ACR-2, USS Saratoga ACR-2)  scuttled December 1941
USS Olympia (CA-6 CA-15, CL-15, IX-40)   displayed Philadelphia, PA

Heavy Cruiser (CA)
USS Louisville (CA-28, CL-28)
USS Chicago (CA-29, CL-29) sunk January 30, 1943
USS Houston (CA-30) sunk February 28, 1942
USS New Orleans (CA-32)
USS Astoria (CA-34) sunk August 9, 1942
USS Indianapolis (CA-35) sunk July 30, 1945
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
USS Chester CA-27
USS Quincy (CA-39) sunk August 9, 1942
USS Canberra (CA-70, CAG-2)

Light Cruiser (CL)
USS Honolulu (CL-48)
USS St. Louis (CL-49)
USS Helena (CL-50)  sunk July 5-6, 1943
USS Atlanta (CL-51)  sunk November 12-13, 1942
USS San Diego CL-53
USS Montpelier (CL-57)
USS Denver (CL-58)

Aircraft Carrier (CV)
USS Langley (CV-1, AV-3) Scuttled February 27, 1942
USS Lexington (CV-2)  sunk May 8, 1942 during the Battle of the Coral Sea
USS Saratoga CV-3 *
USS Yorktown CV-5 sunk June 7, 1942
USS Enterprise CV-6
USS Wasp CV-7 sunk September 15, 1942 *
USS Hornet CV-8 *
USS Essex CV-9 (CVA-9 / CVS-9)  scrapped 1975
USS Yorktwon CV-10 *
USS Intrepid CV-11 (CVA-11 and CVS-11) *
USS Hornet CV-12 *
USS Franklin CV-13
USS Randolph CV-15  scrapped 1975
USS Lexington (CV-16) displayed at Corpus Christi, TX
USS Wasp CV-18  scrapped 1973
USS Bennington CV-20
USS Leyte CV-32 (CVA-32, CVS-32, AVT-10)
 scrapped 1970
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)  scrapped August 9, 1988

Escort Carrier (CVE)
USS Long Island CVE-1  scrapped 1977
USS Copahee CVE-12
USS Nassau CVE-16
USS Barnes CVE-20
USS Sangamon CVE-26  Converted from oiler AO-28 during February 1942
USS Liscome Bay CVE-56  sunk November 24, 1943 *
USS Manila Bay CVE-61
USS Ommaney Bay CVE-79  sunk January 4, 1945
USS Gambier Bay CVE-93  sunk October 25, 1944 *

Light Aircraft Carrier (CVL)
USS Independence CVL-22  scuttled 1951
USS Princeton CVL-23 sunk October 24, 1944 *
USS Belleau Wood CVL-24  transfered to the French Navy then returned 1960, scrapped 1960
USS Monterey CVL-26  scrapped May 1971
USS San Jacinto CVL-30  scrapped 1971

Destroyer, Destroyer Escort and High-Speed Transport (DD, DE, APD)
USS Gamble DD-123 / DM-15 *
USS Ward DD-139 sunk December 7, 1944
USS Liddle DE-206 / APD-60
USS Southard (DD-207 / DMS-10)
USS Kephart DE-207, APD-61 (Kyong Puk PF-82)
USS Hovey DD-208 / DMS-11
USS Long DD-209
USS Edsall DD-219  sunk March 1, 1942
USS Pope DD-225  sunk March 1, 1942 *
USS Peary DD-226  sunk February 19, 1942
USS Ballard DD-267 (AVD-10)
USS Dale DD-290 (SS Masaya) sunk March 28, 1943
USS Osborne DD-295 (SS Matagalpa)  burned June 26, 1942, scuttled September 6, 1947
USS Perry DMS 17 (DD-340) sunk September 14, 1944 *
USS William B. Preston (DD-344 / AVP-20 / AVD-7)  scrapped November 6, 1946
USS Phelps DD-360
USS Lamson DD-367  sunk July 1, 1946 during test "Able" atomic bomb
USS Bagley DD-386  scrapped September 8, 1947
USS Mugford DD-389 *
USS Henley DD-391 sunk October 3, 1943
USS Jarvis DD-393 sunk August 9, 1942
USS Edmonds DE-406
USS Sims DD-409 sunk May 7, 1942
USS Anderson DD-411
USS USS Hammann DD-412 sunk June 6, 1942 by I-168 during the Battle of Midway
USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413)  sunk October 25, 1944
USS Hammann (DD-412)
USS Saufley DD-465 sunk February 20, 1968
USS Strong DD-467 sunk July 5, 1943
USS Bennett DD-473
USS Emmons DD-475 / DMS-22 sunk April 6, 1945
USS Pringle DD-477  sunk April 1, 1945 *
USS Aaron Ward DD-483 sunk April 7, 1943
USS Philip DD-498, DDE-498
USS Renshaw DD-499
USS Conway DD-507
USS Brownson DD-518 sunk December 26, 1943
USS Bush DD-529 sunk April 6, 1945
USS Hoel DD-533 *
USS Lewis DE-535
USS Johnston DD-557 *
USS England DE-635
USS Kidd DD-661
USS Cooper DD-695 sunk December 3, 1944
USS Henderson DD-785
USS Cassin Young DD-793
USS Basilone DD 824  sunk on April 9, 1982
USS Joseph P. Kennedy DD-850  displayed at Battleship Cove

Seaplane Tender (AV, AVP, AVD)
USS Curtiss AV-4
USS Mackinac AVP-13
USS Chincoteague (AVP-24)
USS Half Moon (AVP-26)
USS William B. Preston (DD-344 / AVP-20 / AVD-7)
USS Ballard (DD-267 / AVD-10)

FP-Type Freight and Cargo (FS)
FS-172  sunk July 1946
FS-177  sunk July 17, 1972

Landing Ship Medium (LSM)
LSM(R)-195  sunk on May 3, 1945

Landing Ship Tank (LST)
USS LST-245  scrapped circa 1948
USS LST-340 (USS Spark, IX-196)  damaged June 16, 1943 repaired
USS LST-342  sunk July 18, 1943, bow beached at Florida Island
USS LST-454  scrapped 1947
USS LST-577  sunk February 10, 1945 by a torpedo fired by RO-50
USS LST-1110 (USS San Bernardion County, RPS Chung Chiang)  scrapped 1993

Minelayer & Minesweeper
USS Mahi  sunk February 1982
YMS-51  sunk April 29, 1945
YMS-329  sunk April 28, 1945
YMS-363  sunk May 1, 1945
YMS-364  sunk May 1, 1945
YMS-481  sunk May 1, 1945

Motor Gunboat (PGM)
USS PGM-7  sunk July 18, 1944

Transports & Cargo
SS Masaya (Formerly USS Dale DD-290)  sunk March 28, 1943
SS Matagalpa (Formally USS Osborne DD-295)  Burned June 26, 1942, scuttled September 6, 1947
USAT Liberty  sunk January 11, 1942
SS President Coolidge  sunk October 26, 1942
USS President Taylor (Granite State, President Polk)  Grounded February 14, 1942
SS Stanvac Manila  sunk May 24, 1943

Liberty Ship (EC2-S-C1)
SS John L. Sullivan (YAG-37)  scrapped 1958
SS Jeremiah O'Brien  docked at Pier 45 at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco The National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc
SS John W. Brown  docked Baltimore Harbor, Maryland operated by Project Liberty Ship
SS Rufus King  ran aground July 7, 1942

Victory Ship
SS Lane Victory  docked San Pedro operated by US Merchant Marine Veterans of WWII

USS Lanikai  sunk 1947 during typhoon

USS Isabel (PY-10)  scrapped March 1946

Motor Torpedo Boat Tender (AGP)
USS Hilo (AGP-2)  ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped

Auxiliary General Environmental Research (AGER)
USS Pueblo AGER-2 (FP-344, FS-344, AKL-44)  captured January 23, 1968 dipslayed North Korea


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