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    Vietnam War Warships (1955-1975)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 3/14/2016

    From the small to the big, the US Navy and allies were well-represented in Southeast Asia by a plethora of watercraft vessels.





    There are a total of (35) Vietnam War Warships (1955-1975) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1969
    Armored Troop Carrier (ATC)
    The United States Navy, much like the French Navy before it during the First Indochina War, saw the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Armored Troop Carrier (ATC)

    1969
    Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat)
    The Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) - otherwise known as "Alpha Boats" - were the dedicated destr... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat)

    1964
    Command and Communications Boat (CCB)
    Not since the Civil War of 1861 had America found a need for a "brown water navy" - that is, a naval... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Command and Communications Boat (CCB)

    1941
    Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
    Since the first boat was used to assault enemy-held shores in ancient warfare, the amphibious assaul... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)

    1967
    HMAS Brisbane (D41)
    HMAS Brisbane was a Perth-class guided missile destroyer built by the United States as a modified Ch... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the HMAS Brisbane (D41)

    1966
    PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster)
    The PACV ("Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle") was a patrol hovercraft made notable by its involvement in t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster)

    1966
    Patrol Boat Riverine (PBR)
    One of the most intriguing of the United States Navy's crafts during the Vietnam War arguably was th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Patrol Boat Riverine (PBR)

    1965
    Patrol Craft Fast (PCF) (Swift Boat)
    The PCF (Patrol Craft, Fast) vessels - better known simply as "Swift Boats" - were a product of the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF) (Swift Boat)

    1965
    USS America (CV-66)
    The USS America (CV-66 though initially designated as CVA-66) was a conventionally-powered aircraft ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS America (CV-66)

    1956
    USS Barry (DD-933)
    The Forrest Sherman-class of destroyers was established in 1955 and became a warship group of eighte... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Barry (DD-933)

    1943
    USS Canberra (CA-70)
    The USS Canberra was a United States naval warship that was put into action in the middle years of W... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Canberra (CA-70)

    1955
    USS Carronade (IFS-1)
    During the Korean War (1950-1953) the United States Navy (USN) continued to acquire modern warships ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Carronade (IFS-1)

    1961
    USS Constellation (CV-64)
    The Kitty Hawk-class of conventionally-powered aircraft carriers for the United States Navy (USN) nu... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Constellation (CV-64)

    1961
    USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
    This modernized version of the World War 2-era aircraft carrier became the first nuclear-powered air... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

    1971
    USS Flint (AR-32 / T-AE-32)
    The USS FLINT (AE-32), a Kilauea-class ammunition/cargo replenishment ship, was commissioned on Nove... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Flint (AR-32 / T-AE-32)

    1955
    USS Forrestal (CV-59)
    USS Forrestal (CV-59) was ordered on July 12th, 1951 as part of a new generation of American aircraf... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Forrestal (CV-59)

    1945
    USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
    Even before the situation in the European Campaign of World War 2 (1939-1945) had settled, American ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)

    1958
    USS Galveston (CL-93) / (CLG-3)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Galveston (CL-93) / (CLG-3)

    1943
    USS Hornet (CV-12)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)

    1959
    USS Independence (CV-62)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CV-62)

    1943
    USS Intrepid (CV-11)
    The USS Intrepid served the United States Navy throughout World War 2 and beyond. The vessel was des... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)

    1943
    USS Iowa (BB-61)
    The USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship of the massive and powerful Iowa-class battleships of World W... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Iowa (BB-61)

    1961
    USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)
    USS Kitty Hawk traveled the world in support of US military actions and relations building, undergoi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)

    1961
    USS Lynde McCormick (DDG-8)
    USS Lynde McCormick (DDG-8) was one of the 29-strong Charles F. Adams-class of guided missile cruise... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Lynde McCormick (DDG-8)

    1945
    USS Midway (CV-41)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Midway (CV-41)

    1942
    USS New Jersey (BB-62)
    Designed and operated in the early 1940's, the USS New Jersey saw extensive combat actions in the Pa... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS New Jersey (BB-62)

    1962
    USS Okinawa (LPH-3)
    The historical beginning of the LPH ship - "Landing Platform Helicopter" was in World War 2 in the P... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Okinawa (LPH-3)

    1957
    USS Ranger (CV-61)
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    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-61)

    1956
    USS Saratoga (CV-60)
    The crew called her "Sara" and USS Saratoga (CV-60) was ordered as a "Large Aircraft Carrier", the f... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-60)

    1944
    USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)

    1944
    USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
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    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)

    1969
    USS Wichita (AOR-1)
    The USS Wichita was a replenishment oiler and operated in support of fleet operations during her tim... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wichita (AOR-1)

    1944
    USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
    Though numbered before the USS Missouri (BB 63), the USS Wisconsin (BB 64) actually completed constr... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wisconsin (BB-64)

    1944
    USS Wrangell (AE-12)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wrangell (AE-12)

    1943
    USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
    The USS Yorktown (CV-10, CVA-10, CVS-10) was born from the fighting of World War 2 and persevered th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)