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List of U.S. National Historic Landmark ships, shipwrecks, and shipyards

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This is a list of the 133 National Historic Landmarks in the United States that are ships, shipwrecks, or shipyards.[1]

Of the more than 2,500 NHLs, about 5 percent are ships, shipwrecks, or shipyards.

The NHL ships, shipwrecks, and shipyards are distributed across 31 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.-associated state of Micronesia. Nineteen states have no ships among their NHLs.

Contents

ShipwrecksEdit

Name (according to NHL)[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
Museum association
1 Antonio Lopez   Puerto Rico 9 December 1997
2 USS Arizona (shipwreck)   Hawaii 5 May 1989 Shipwreck
3 Land Tortoise (radeau) New York 5 August 1998 Shipwreck
4 Maple Leaf (shipwreck) Florida 12 October 1994 Shipwreck
5 USS Monitor   North Carolina 23 June 1986 Shipwreck
6 Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll   Micronesia 4 February 1985 Shipwrecks
7 USS Utah (shipwreck)   Hawaii 5 May 1989 Shipwreck

ShipsEdit

Name (according to NHL)[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
Museum association
1 Adventure (schooner)   Massachusetts 19 April 1994
2 Adventuress (schooner)   Washington 11 April 1989
3 USS Alabama (battleship)   Alabama 14 January 1986
4 USS Albacore (submarine)   New Hampshire 11 April 1989 Port of Portsmouth Maritime Museum
5 Alma (scow schooner)   California 7 July 1988 San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
6 American Eagle (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
7 Arthur Foss (tug)   Washington 11 April 1989
8 SS Badger   Michigan 20 January 2016[3]
9 Balclutha (square-rigger)   California 4 February 1985
10 Baltimore (tug)   Maryland 4 November 1993
11 USS Becuna (submarine)   Pennsylvania 14 January 1986
12 Belle of Louisville (river steamboat)   Kentucky 30 June 1989
13 Berkeley (ferry)   California 14 December 1990
14 Bowdoin (Arctic exploration schooner)   Maine 20 December 1989
15 USS Bowfin (submarine)   Hawaii 14 January 1986
16 USCGC Bramble (cutter) Michigan 1 August 2012 former museum ship in Port Huron, Michigan, now MV Bramble
17 C. A. Thayer (schooner)   California 13 November 1966
18 Captain Meriwether Lewis (dustpan dredge) Nebraska 11 April 1989
19 USS Cassin Young   Massachusetts 14 January 1986 Boston National Historical Park
20 Charles W. Morgan (bark)   Connecticut 13 November 1966 At Mystic Seaport Museum
21 Christeen (sloop)   New York 4 December 1991
22 City of Milwaukee (Great Lakes car ferry)   Michigan 14 December 1990
23 USS Clamagore (submarine)   South Carolina 29 June 1989 Patriot's Point
24 USS Cobia (submarine)   Wisconsin 14 January 1986
25 USS Cod (submarine)   Ohio 14 January 1986
26 Columbia (excursion steamer)   Michigan 6 July 1992
27 Constellation (frigate)   Maryland 23 May 1963
28 USS Constitution (frigate)   Massachusetts 19 December 1960 Boston National Historical Park
29 Delta Queen (river steamboat)   Louisiana 29 June 1989
30 Deluge (fire fighting tug)   Louisiana 30 June 1989
31 Donald B. (towboat)   Indiana 20 December 1989
32 USS Drum (submarine)   Alabama 14 January 1986
33 Duwamish (fireboat)   Washington 30 June 1989
34 Edna E. Lockwood (bugeye)   Maryland 19 April 1994
35 USS Edson   Michigan 21 June 1990 Relocated From New York to Michigan as museum ship in 2013.
36 Edward M. Cotter fireboat   New York 28 June 1996 Active duty with the Buffalo Fire Department
37 Elissa (bark)   Texas 14 December 1990
38 Emma C. Berry (sloop)   Connecticut 12 October 1994 At Mystic Seaport Museum
39 Ernestina (schooner)   Massachusetts 14 December 1990 New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
40 Eureka (double-ended ferry)   California 4 February 1985
41 Falls of Clyde (four-masted oil tanker)   Hawaii 11 April 1989
42 USCGC Fir   California 27 April 1992
43 Fireboat No. 1   Washington 30 June 1989
44 Fire Fighter   New York 30 June 1989
45 George M. Verity (towboat)   Iowa 20 December 1989
46 Goldenrod (showboat)   Missouri 24 December 1967
47 Governor Stone (schooner)   Florida 4 December 1991
48 Grace Bailey (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
49 HA. 19 (midget submarine)   Texas 30 June 1989 At National Museum of the Pacific War
50 USS Hazard (minesweeper)   Nebraska 14 January 1986
51 Hercules (tug)   California 17 January 1986
52 Hilda M. Willing (skipjack) Maryland 19 April 1994
53 Hoga (YT-146)   Arkansas 30 June 1989
54 USS Hornet (CVS-12) (aircraft carrier)   California 4 December 1991
55 USCGC Ingham   South Carolina 27 April 1992 formerly Patriot's Point
relocating to USS Mohawk CGC Memorial Museum
56 USS Intrepid (CV-11)   New York 14 January 1986 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
57 Isaac H. Evans (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
58 J. & E. Riggin (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
59 Jeremiah O'Brien (Liberty ship)   California 14 January 1986
60 USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (destroyer)   Massachusetts 29 June 1989 Battleship Cove
61 Kathryn (skipjack)   Maryland 19 April 1994
62 USS Kidd (destroyer)   Louisiana 14 January 1986
63 L. A. Dunton (schooner)   Connecticut 4 November 1993 At Mystic Seaport Museum
64 USS Laffey   South Carolina 14 January 1986 Patriot's Point
65 Lane Victory (Victory ship)   California 14 December 1990
66 Lettie G. Howard (schooner)   New York 11 April 1989 South Street Seaport Museum
67 USS Lexington   Texas 31 July 2003
68 Lewis R. French (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
69 Lightship No. 87, "Ambrose"   New York 11 April 1989 at South Street Seaport museum
70 Lightship No. 103, "Huron"   Michigan 20 December 1989
71 Lightship No. 83, "Swiftsure"   Washington 11 April 1989
72 Lightship No. 101, "Portsmouth"   Virginia 5 May 1989
73 Lightship No. 112, "Nantucket"   Massachusetts 20 December 1989 was in Connecticut and New York; now owned by the United States Lightship Museum
74 Lightship No. 116, "Chesapeake"   Maryland 20 December 1989 at the Baltimore Maritime Museum
75 Lightship WAL-604, "Columbia"   Oregon 20 December 1989
76 Lightship WAL-605, "Relief"   California 20 December 1989
77 USS Lionfish (submarine)   Massachusetts 14 January 1986 Battleship Cove
78 Lone Star (towboat) Iowa 20 December 1989
79 Luna (tugboat) Massachusetts 11 April 1989
80 Majestic (showboat)   Ohio 20 December 1989
81 USS Massachusetts (battleship)   Massachusetts 14 January 1986 Battleship Cove
82 Mayor Andrew Broaddus (lifesaving station)   Kentucky 30 June 1989
83 Mercantile (schooner) Maine 4 December 1991
84 Milwaukee Clipper (passenger steamship)   Michigan 11 April 1989
85 Modesty   New York 7 August 2001 at Long Island Maritime Museum
86 Montgomery (snagboat)   Alabama 30 June 1989
87 Nash (harbor tug)   New York 4 December 1991 at H. Lee White Marine Museum
88 USS Nautilus (nuclear submarine)   Connecticut 20 May 1982 Submarine Force Library and Museum
89 Nellie Crockett (buy-boat) Maryland 19 April 1994
90 Nenana (river steamboat)   Alaska 5 May 1989
91 USS North Carolina   North Carolina 14 January 1986
92 USS Olympia   Pennsylvania 29 January 1964
93 PT 617   Massachusetts 20 December 1989 at PT Boat Museum (Battleship Cove)
94 PT 796   Massachusetts 14 January 1986 at PT Boat Museum (Battleship Cove)
95 USS Pampanito (submarine)   California 14 January 1986
96 Philadelphia (gundelo)   District of Columbia 20 January 1961 within National Museum of American History
97 Potomac (Presidential yacht)   California 14 December 1990
98 Priscilla (sloop)   New York 17 February 2006 at Long Island Maritime Museum
99 Ralph J. Scott (fireboat)   California 30 June 1989 May be part of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum
100 Rebecca T. Ruark (skipjack)   Maryland 31 July 2003
101 Roseway (schooner)   Maine 25 September 1997
102 Sabino (passenger steamboat)   Connecticut 5 October 1992 At Mystic Seaport Museum
103 Ste. Claire (passenger steamboat)   Michigan 6 July 1992
104 Savannah (nuclear ship)   Virginia 17 July 1991
105 USS Sequoia (presidential yacht)   District of Columbia 23 December 1987
106 Sergeant Floyd (towboat) Iowa 5 May 1989
107 USS Silversides (submarine)   Michigan 14 January 1986
108 Star of India (bark)   California 13 November 1966
109 Stephen Taber (schooner)   Maine 4 December 1991
110 USS The Sullivans   New York 14 January 1986 Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
111 USCGC Taney (Coast Guard cutter)   Maryland 7 June 1988 at the Baltimore Maritime Museum
112 USS Texas   Texas 8 December 1976
113 Ticonderoga (side-paddle-wheel lakeboat)   Vermont 29 January 1964 at the Shelburne Museum
114 USS Torsk (submarine)   Maryland 14 January 1986 at the Baltimore Maritime Museum
115 German submarine U-505   Illinois 29 June 1989 Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
116 Victory Chimes (schooner)   Maine 25 September 1997
117 Virginia V (steamboat)   Washington 5 October 1992
118 W.P. Snyder Jr. (towboat)   Ohio 29 June 1989
119 W.T. Preston (snagboat)   Washington 5 May 1989
120 William B. Tennison (buy-boat)   Maryland 19 April 1994
121 William M. Black (dredge)   Iowa 27 April 1992 National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
122 USS Yorktown   South Carolina 14 January 1986 Patriot's Point

States having no ships among their NHLs are: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

ShipyardsEdit

Name (according to NHL)[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
1 Boston Naval Shipyard   Massachusetts
2 Drydock Number One, Norfolk Naval Shipyard   Virginia
3 Mare Island Naval Shipyard   California
4 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard   Washington

Previous landmarksEdit

Name (according to NHL)[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
Notes
1 Inaugural (minesweeper)   Missouri Hull breached during 1993 flood; wreck deemed a total loss. The landmark designation was withdrawn on August 7, 2001.
2 President (riverboat)   Illinois Ship disassembled with intent to remove it to a lake environment; parts are in deteriorating condition. The landmark designation was withdrawn on July 27, 2011.[4]
3 Wapama (steam schooner)   California Dry rot and general deterioration of the hull resulted in the ship being dismantled in 2013. The landmark designation was withdrawn on February 27, 2015.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The United States Naval Academy, in Maryland, is a ship-related institution that is also an NHL, but is not included in the count of 133. The list of 133 is based on review of the "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" document and searching on related National Park Service websites.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). National Park Service. April 2007. Archived from the original (pdf) on June 9, 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-20.
  3. ^ National Park Service (April 29, 2016). "Weekly List of Actions [on National Register of Historic Places], 4/18/16 through 4/22/16". National Park Service. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "America's Great Outdoors: Secretary Salazar Designates Four National Historic Landmarks" (Press release). United States Department of the Interior. 27 July 2011. Retrieved 2012-09-18.
  5. ^ "Wapama (Steam Schooner)". Retrieved 2016-07-04.