List of U.S. state ships

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This is a list of official U.S. state ships.

State Ship Image Year
selected
Arizona USS Arizona (BB-39) USS Arizona Memorial (aerial view).jpg
Two earlier versions of USS Arizona
California Californian
(state tall ship)
Bateaugoelette.jpg 2003[1]
Connecticut USS Nautilus (SSN-571) SS-571-Nautilus-trials.gif 1983[2][3]
Freedom Schooner Amistad
(state flagship and tall ship ambassador)
2003[3]
Massachusetts Schooner Ernestina
(vessel of the commonwealth)
1994[4]
Maryland Skipjack
(state boat)
Skipjack EPA.PNG 1985[5]
Maine Bowdoin
(state sailing vessel)
Bowdoin SableIsland.jpg 1987[6][7]
New Jersey A. J. Meerwald
(state tall ship)
1998[8][9]
North Carolina Shad boat
(state historical boat)
1987[10][11]
Ohio USS Ohio (SSGN-726) OHIOSSGNCONVERSION.JPG 1981
Pennsylvania U.S. Brig Niagara
(flagship of the commonwealth)
Brig Niagara on Bay.jpg 1988[12]
Rhode Island replica of USS Providence
(flagship and tall ship ambassador)
Continental Sloop Providence (1775-1779).jpg 1992[13]
12-meter Yacht Courageous
(winner of 1974 & 1977 America's Cup)
2000[13][14]
Texas USS Texas (BB-35) USS Texas BB-35.jpg 1995[15]
Elissa
(state tall ship)
Elissa-ship.jpg 2005[15]
Utah USS Utah (BB-31) Uss utah bb.jpg
Washington MV President Washington
(became the MV Mahimahi)
1983[16]
Lady Washington Lady Washington.jpg 2007[17]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "California State Library - History and Culture - State Symbols - State Tall Ship". California State Library. 2007. http://www.library.ca.gov/history/symbols.html#ship. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  2. "CT.gov: The State Ship". August 5, 2002. http://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=885&q=246518. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "SOTS: Sites, Seals & Symbols". Secretary of the State of Connecticut. March 23, 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-02-12. http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?A=3188&Q=392608. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  4. "CIS: State Symbols". Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  5. "Skipjack, Maryland State Boat". Maryland State Archives. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/symbols/boat.html. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  6. "Title 1, §218: State vessel". Maine Legislature. 1987. Archived from the original on 2012-07-31. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/1/title1sec218.html. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  7. The Arctic Schooner Bowdoin's History, Maine Maritime Academy, http://bowdoin.mma.edu/history.html, retrieved 2010-11-16
  8. "A.J. Meerwald - NJ's Official Tall Ship". http://www.nj.gov/njfacts/meerwald1.html. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  9. "P.L.1998, c.009 (A750)". New Jersey Legislature. April 21, 1998. http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/9899/Bills/pl98/9_.htm. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  10. "GS_145-11". North Carolina General Assembly. http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_145/GS_145-11.html. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  11. "Boat, Shad Boat - NCpedia". State Library of North Carolina. http://ncpedia.org/symbols/boat. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  12. "The Pennsylvania General Assembly: House Bill 1071". Pennsylvania General Assembly. http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=1987&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1071. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Rhode Island state symbols". netstate.com. http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/ri_symb.htm. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  14. "State Symbols". RI.gov. http://www.ri.gov/facts/factsfigures.php. Retrieved 6 October 2012.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "State Symbols - Texas State Library". Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ref/abouttx/symbols.html. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  16. Washington State Ship: President Washington
  17. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2011-11-29. http://www.leg.wa.gov/Symbols/Pages/default.aspx. Retrieved 2010-11-16.