Two ships in the
United States Navyhave 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).
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USS Young America (1855) — was a Confederate steamer captured by the Union Navy’s blockade vessels, and subsequently placed in service in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Capture and conversion On 24 April 1861, Union sloop of war USS|Cumberland|1842 captured… … Wikipedia
USS Young (DD-580) — USS Young (DD 580), a Fletcher class destroyer, was the second ship of the United States Navy of that name. She was the first to be named for Rear Admiral Lucien Young (1852 ndash;1912). Young was laid down on 7 May 1942 at Orange, Tex., by the… … Wikipedia
USS Young Rover (1861) — was a bark with auxiliary steam motor acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat in support of the Union Navy blockade of Confederate waterways. Commissioned in 1861 at the Boston Navy… … Wikipedia
USS Young (DD-312) — The first USS Young (DD 312) was a Clemson class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I. She was named for John Young.History Young was laid down on 28 January 1919 at San Francisco, California, by the Union Iron Works Plant of … Wikipedia
USS Anacostia (1856) — was a steamer, constructed as a tugboat, that was first chartered by the U.S. Navy for service during the Paraguay crisis of the 1850s and then commissioned as a U.S. Navy ship. She later served prominently in the Union Navy during the American… … Wikipedia
USS Zouave (1861) — was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was needed by the Navy to be part of the fleet of ships to prevent blockade runners from entering ports in the Confederacy. Assigned to the North Atlantic Blockade Zouave … Wikipedia
USS R. B. Forbes (1845) — was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Her primary task was to prevent blockade runners from entering, or departing from, the South. R. B. Forbes , a twin screw steamer built in 1845, was acquired by the Navy at… … Wikipedia
USS John Young (DD-973) — See also USS Young for similarly named ships.USS John Young (DD 973), named for Captain John Young USN, was a Spruance class destroyer of the United States Navy. The ship was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries at… … Wikipedia
USS Walter X. Young — Two ships of the United States Navy have been assigned the name USS Walter X. Young , in honor of Lieutenant Walter X. Young (1918 ndash;1942), an officer of the United States Marine Corps who was killed in action during the Battle of Guadalcanal … Wikipedia
USS Chauncey (DD-296) — The second USS Chauncey (DD 296) was a Clemson class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was named for Isaac Chauncey.History Chauncey was launched 29 September 1918 by Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California; sponsored by Miss D. M.… … Wikipedia