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

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This is a perhaps complete list of the 133 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) 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

NHL name for ship[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

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

NHL name for ship[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
Museum association?
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

Landmark status withdrawnEdit

NHL name for ship[2] Image State[2] Date
declared
[2]
Reason for withdrawal
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.