List of U.S. state ships Article

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

Table

State Ship Image Year
designated
Arizona USS Arizona (BB-39) USS Arizona Memorial (aerial view).jpg [ citation needed]
Two earlier iterations of USS Arizona [ citation needed]
California Californian
(state tall ship)
Bateaugoelette.jpg 2003 [1]
Colorado USS Colorado (SSN-788) [2] Virginia class submarine.jpg 2017 [2]
Connecticut USS Nautilus (SSN-571) SS-571-Nautilus-trials.gif 1983 [3] [4]
Freedom Schooner Amistad
(state flagship and tall ship ambassador)
Amistad2010.jpg 2003 [4]
Delaware Kalmar Nyckel
(state tall ship)
Kalmar Nyckel Chesapeake Bay.jpg 2016 [5]
Massachusetts Schooner Ernestina
(vessel of the commonwealth)
Effie M. Morrissey 1894.jpg 1994 [6]
Maryland Skipjack
(state boat)
Skipjack EPA.PNG 1985 [7]
Maine Bowdoin
(state sailing vessel)
Bowdoin SableIsland.jpg 1987 [8] [9]
New Jersey A. J. Meerwald
(state tall ship)
AJ Meerwald Cape May Harbor.jpg 1998 [10] [11]
North Carolina Shad boat
(state historical boat)
1987 [12] [13]
Ohio USS Ohio (SSGN-726) OHIOSSGNCONVERSION.JPG 1981[ citation needed]
Pennsylvania U.S. Brig Niagara
(flagship of the commonwealth)
Brig Niagara on Bay.jpg 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) USS Texas BB-35.jpg 1995 [21]
Elissa
(state tall ship)
Elissa-ship.jpg 2005 [21]
Utah USS Utah (BB-31) Uss utah bb.jpg [ citation needed]
Virginia Chesapeake Bay deadrise
(state boat)
Washington MV President Washington
(became the MV Mahimahi)
1983 [22]
Lady Washington Lady Washington.jpg 2007 [23]

See also

References

  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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