USS Young

Two ships in the United States Navy have been named USS "Young", the first for John Young (c. 1740–1781), a captain in the Continental Navy, and the second for Rear Admiral Lucien Young (1852–1912).

* The first, "Young" (DD-312) was a "Clemson"-class destroyer, launched in 1919 and wrecked in the Honda Point Disaster of 1923.

* The second, "Young" (DD-580) was a "Fletcher"-class destroyer, launched in 1942 and stricken in 1968.

ee also

*The USS "John Young" (DD-973) was also named for Captain Young. She was launched in 1976 and stricken in 2002.
*USS "Walter X. Young".
*USS Cassin Young (DD-793), a "Fletcher"-class destroyer


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