USS Plymouth

USS Plymouth

Four ships of the United States Navy have been named USS "Plymouth" for the town of Plymouth in Massachusetts, which rests on Plymouth Bay and is located about 40 miles southeast of Boston, Massachusetts. Plymouth was founded by the Pilgrims in 1620.

* The first USS "Plymouth", a sloop-of-war, was part of Commodore Matthew Perry's Black Fleet.
* The second USS "Plymouth", a wooden-hulled, screw sloop-of-war, was commissioned as "Kenosha" and served just after the American Civil War.
* The third USS "Plymouth" (SP-3308), a screw steamer, transported war materiel to France during World War I.
* The fourth USS "Plymouth" (PG-57), a patrol gunboat, was lost during World War II.

See also USS "Plymouth Rock" (LSD-29).


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