Template:DANFS

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

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This template is to be used in the references section of an article in order to identify that it contains text taken from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS). If the article does not contain text from DANFS, it should not be used.

  • Placing the template {{DANFS}} on the article results in:
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.


  • The template allows for directly linking to the DANFS article in question. For example: using {{DANFS|http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/c13/constellation-i.htm}} links directly to the article on USS Constellation (1797) and results in:
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.


  • The template also allows linking for two DANFS articles. By using the parameters {{DANFS|http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/c13/constellation-i.htm|http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/frigates/constell.htm}} you may link to the more recent DANFS article and the original DANFS article listed at Hazegray. This results in:
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entries can be found here and here.