USS Independence

Seven United States Navy ships have been named "Independence". This name refers to the desire to be free of domination by others.

*USS "Independence" (1776 brig), was a brigantine built at Kingston, Massachusetts in mid-1776. The brig served in the Massachusetts State Navy and cruised off New England until captured by the Royal Navy in early 1777

*USS "Independence" (1776 sloop), was a 10 gun sloop commissioned in September 1776 and wrecked in 1778

*USS|Independence|1814, was the first ship of the line in the Navy launched 22 June 1814 and finally being used as a receiving ship until being decommissioned 3 November 1912

*USS|Independence|SP-3676, was a steamer commissioned 16 November 1918 and decommissioned 20 March 1919. She was later renamed "Neville" and used in Word War II

*USS|Independence|CVL-22, was a light aircraft carrier, launched 22 August 1942; decommissioned 28 August 1946 and sunk during weapon testing 29 January 1951

*USS|Independence|CV-62, was an aircraft carrier commissioned in 1959 and decommissioned in 1998

*USS|Independence|LCS-2, is a Littoral Combat Ship currently under construction


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