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List of U.S. state ships

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

Contents

  • Table 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Table

State Ship Image Year
designated
Arizona USS Arizona (BB-39)
Two earlier iterations of USS Arizona
California Californian
(state tall ship)
2003[1]
Connecticut USS Nautilus (SSN-571) 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)
1985[5]
Maine Bowdoin
(state sailing vessel)
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) 1981
Pennsylvania U.S. Brig Niagara
(flagship of the commonwealth)
1988[12][13][14][15][16]
Rhode Island replica of USS Providence
(flagship and tall ship ambassador)
1992[17]
12-meter Yacht Courageous
(winner of 1974 & 1977 America's Cup)
2000[17][18]
Texas USS Texas (BB-35) 1995[19]
Elissa
(state tall ship)
2005[19]
Utah USS Utah (BB-31)
Virginia Chesapeake Bay deadrise
(state boat)
Washington MV President Washington
(became the MV Mahimahi)
1983[20]
Lady Washington 2007[21]

See also

References

  1. ^ "California State Library - History and Culture - State Symbols - State Tall Ship".  
  2. ^ "CT.gov: The State Ship". August 5, 2002. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  3. ^ a b "SOTS: Sites, Seals & Symbols".  
  4. ^ "CIS: State Symbols".  
  5. ^ "Skipjack, Maryland State Boat". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 2010-11-16. 
  6. ^ "Title 1, §218: State vessel".  
  7. ^ The Arctic Schooner Bowdoin's History,  
  8. ^ "A.J. Meerwald - NJ's Official Tall Ship". Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  9. ^ "P.L.1998, c.009 (A750)".  
  10. ^ "GS_145-11".  
  11. ^ "Boat, Shad Boat - NCpedia".  
  12. ^ PHMC: State Symbols
  13. ^ "The Pennsylvania General Assembly: House Bill 1071".  
  14. ^ "The Pennsylvania Manual: Symbols" (pdf).  
  15. ^ Snyder, Rod (Fall 1998). "Trails of History: Erie Maritime Museum: A New Museum Opens a Window to History". Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine ( 
  16. ^  
  17. ^ a b "Rhode Island state symbols". netstate.com. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  18. ^ "2000H-8172aa State Yacht". Rhode Island General Assembly. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  19. ^ a b "State Symbols - Texas State Library".  
  20. ^ Washington State Ship: President Washington
  21. ^ "Symbols of Washington State".  

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