Large Ships and Submarines Built for the U.S. Navy


The tables in this section document all the large, oceangoing, self-propelled ships and submarines built for the U.S. Navy in the 20th century, listed by pennant number.  A few of the ships listed were built in the 19th century and assigned pennant numbers later.  The date of each table's most recent update is shown in the right-hand column.  Click here to go to the tables of small naval vessels.

LARGE NAVAL SHIPS AND SUBMARINES

Surface Combatants (12)

 

Battleships (BB)

Dec-14

Monitors (BM)

Dec-14

Aircraft Carriers (CV, CVA, CVB, CVL, CVN)

Sep-15

Cruisers (C, CA, CB, CC, CD, CL, CG, CGN)

Dec-14

Torpedo Boats (TB)

Dec-14

Destroyers built before WWII (DD)

Dec-14

Destroyers built during WWII (DD)

Dec-14

Destroyers built since WWII (DD, DDG)

Jan-15

Destroyer Escorts built during WWII (DE)

Jan-15

Destroyer Escorts built since WWII (DE)

Jan-15

Frigates (FFG)

Jan-15

Littoral Combat Ships (LCS/FF)

Sep-15

Amphibious-Warfare Ships (1)

 

Amphibious-Warfare Ships (LHA, LHD, LPH, LPD, LSD, LSV)

May-15

Submarines (3)

 

Submarines built before WWII (SS)

Jan-15

Submarines built during WWII (SS)

Jan-15

Submarines built since WWII (SS, SSN, SSBN)

Sep-15

Auxiliaries (14)

 

Resupply Ships (AC, AE, AF, AFS, AKE, AOE, AOR)

Apr-15

Destroyer Tenders (AD)

Mar-15

Miscellaneous Types (AG)

Apr-15

Other Misc. Types (AGB, AGC, AGDS, AGEH, AGER, AGF, AGM, AGMD, AGP, AGR, AGTR)

Apr-15

Hospital Ships (AH)

Mar-15

Cargo Ships (AK, AKA, AKN, AKR, AKS)

Apr-15

Oilers (AO)

Apr-15

Gasoline Tankers (AOG)

Apr-15

Troop Transports (AP)

Apr-15

Attack and Other Transports (APA, APD, APH, APV)

Apr-15

Repair Ships (AR, ARB, ARC, ARG, ARH, ARL, ARV)

Mar-15

Submarine Tenders (AS)

Mar-15

Aviation Support Ships (AV, AVB, AVP, AVS)

Mar-15

Joint High-Speed Vessels (EPF)

Sep-15