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This is a list of official U.S. state ships as designated by each state's legislature.


Maine: USS Maine Massachusetts: USS Massachusetts Connecticut: USS Constitution North Carolina: USS North Carolina

TableEdit

State Ship Image Year
designated
Arizona USS Arizona (BB-39)   [citation needed]
Two earlier iterations of USS Arizona [citation needed]
California Californian
(state tall ship)
  2003[1]
Colorado USS Colorado (SSN-788)[2]   2017[2]
Connecticut USS Nautilus (SSN-571)   1983[3][4]
Freedom Schooner Amistad
(state flagship and tall ship ambassador)
  2003[4]
Delaware Kalmar Nyckel
(state tall ship)
  2016[5]
Massachusetts Schooner Ernestina
(vessel of the commonwealth)
  1994[6]
Maryland Skipjack
(state boat)
  1985[7]
Maine Bowdoin
(state sailing vessel)
  1987[8][9]
New Jersey A. J. Meerwald
(state tall ship)
  1998[10][11]
North Carolina Shad boat
(state historical boat)
1987[12][13]
Ohio USS Ohio (SSGN-726)   1981[citation needed]
Pennsylvania U.S. Brig Niagara
(flagship of the commonwealth)
  1988[14][15][16][17][18]
Rhode Island Oliver Hazard Perry
(flagship and tall ship ambassador)
[[File:|240px]] 2018[19]
12-meter Yacht Courageous
(winner of 1974 & 1977 America's Cup)
2000[19][20]
Texas USS Texas (BB-35)   1995[21]
Elissa
(state tall ship)
  2005[21]
Utah USS Utah (BB-31)   [citation needed]
Virginia Chesapeake Bay deadrise
(state boat)
Washington MV President Washington
(became the MV Mahimahi)
1983[22]
Lady Washington   2007[23]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "California State Library - History and Culture - State Symbols - State Tall Ship". California State Library. 2007. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  2. ^ a b "USS Colorado (SSN 788) Commissioning Committee". USS Colorado (SSN 788) Commissioning Committee. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  3. ^ "CT.gov: The State Ship". August 5, 2002. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  4. ^ a b "SOTS: Sites, Seals & Symbols". Secretary of the State of Connecticut. March 23, 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  5. ^ "Delaware Online: Kalmar Nyckel becomes official Tall Ship of Delaware". September 9, 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-09.
  6. ^ "CIS: State Symbols". Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  7. ^ "Skipjack, Maryland State Boat". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  8. ^ "Title 1, §218: State vessel". Maine Legislature. 1987. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  9. ^ The Arctic Schooner Bowdoin's History, Maine Maritime Academy, retrieved 2010-11-16
  10. ^ "A.J. Meerwald - NJ's Official Tall Ship". Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  11. ^ "P.L.1998, c.009 (A750)". New Jersey Legislature. April 21, 1998. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  12. ^ "GS_145-11". North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  13. ^ "Boat, Shad Boat - NCpedia". State Library of North Carolina. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  14. ^ PHMC: State Symbols Archived 2007-10-14 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "The Pennsylvania General Assembly: House Bill 1071". Pennsylvania General Assembly. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  16. ^ "The Pennsylvania Manual: Symbols" (pdf). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  17. ^ Snyder, Rod (Fall 1998). "Trails of History: Erie Maritime Museum: A New Museum Opens a Window to History". Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. XXIV (4). Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  18. ^ Casey, Robert P. (August 17, 1990). "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Executive Order 1990-4" (pdf). Governor of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  19. ^ a b "Oliver Hazard Perry named Rhode Island's official Flagship and Tall Ship Ambassador". newportri.com. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  20. ^ "2000H-8172aa State Yacht". Rhode Island General Assembly. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  21. ^ a b "State Symbols - Texas State Library". Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  22. ^ Washington State Ship: President Washington
  23. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Retrieved 2010-11-16.

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