U.S. NAVY SHIPS
Names beginning with the letter F

This page lists all F-named U.S. Navy Ships whose pictures are available through the Online Library.

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F-named ships are listed below in alphabetical order. Scan down the list until you find the ship you want, then click its entry to access appropriate image pages.

  • F-1 (Submarine # 20), 1912-1917. Name changed from Carp while under construction
  • F-2 (Submarine # 21, later SS-21), 1912-1922. Name changed from Barracuda while under construction
  • F-3 (Submarine # 22, later SS-22), 1912-1922. Name changed from Pickerel while under construction
  • F-4 (Submarine # 23), 1913-1915. Name changed from Skate while under construction
  • F.J. Luckenbach (ID # 2160), 1918-1919

  • Fairfax (Destroyer # 93, later DD-93), 1918-1940
  • Fairmont (ID # 2429), 1918-1919
  • Fairplay (1862-1865, "Tinclad" # 17)
  • Falcon (AM-28, later ASR-2), 1918-1947
  • Fallon (APA-81), 1945-1948

  • Fanning (Destroyer # 37, later DD-37), 1912-1934
  • Fanny Barker (1863-1865, "Tinclad" # 30). Renamed Fawn in 1863
  • Fanshaw Bay (CVE-70, later CVHE-70), 1943-1959
  • Farenholt (DD-491), 1942-1972
  • Fargo (CL-106), 1945-1971
  • Farquhar (DD-304), 1920-1932
  • Farquhar (DE-139), 1943-1974

  • Farragut (Destroyer # 300, later DD-300), 1920-1930
  • Farragut (DD-348), 1934-1947
  • Farragut (DLG-6, later DDG-37), 1960-2005
  • Favorite (ID # 1385, later IX-45), 1918-1920 and 1940-1948
  • Fawn (1863-1865, "Tinclad" # 30). Briefly named Fanny Barker in 1863

  • Fechteler (DD-870, later DDR-870 & DD-870), 1946-1972
  • Federal (ID # 3657), 1918-1919
  • Felicia (SP-642), 1917-1920
  • Felix Taussig (ID # 2292), 1918-1919
  • Fern (1862-1865). Originally named Intrepid
  • Ferry Launch # 132 (1891-1928, later YFB-132). Previously named Steam Cutter # 132 and Launch # 132

  • Fife (DD-991), 1980-2005
  • Fillmore (APA-83), 1945-1966
  • Finland (ID # 4543), 1918-1919
  • Firecrest (AMS-10, later MSC(O)-10), 1943-1955, originally named YMS-231
  • Firefly (1862-1865). Renamed Dahlia in 1862
  • Fiske (DE-143), 1943-1944
  • Fiske (DD-842, later DDR-842 and DD-842), 1945-1980
  • Fitzgerald (DDG-62), 1995-____

  • Flag (1861-1865)
  • Flamingo (AMc-22, later IX-180)
  • Fletcher (DD-445, later DDE-445), 1942-1972
  • Fletcher (DD-992), 1980-____
  • Flier (SS-250), 1943-1944
  • Flint (CL-97, later CLAA-97), 1944-1966

  • Floating Derrick Number 5, 1900-19??. Later renamed YD-5
  • Floating Derrick # 37, 1918-1931. Formerly named Derrick Barge # 70 (ID # 2635). Later renamed YD-37 and YF-196
  • Floating Derrick # 38, 1918-1926. Formerly named Derrick Lighter (ID # 3249). Later renamed YD-38. No image is available, or known to exist
  • Floating Derrick # 39, 1918-1931. Previously named Barge # 62 (ID # 2729). Later renamed YD-39 and YF-197

  • Florence (SP-173), 1917-1919
  • Florida (1861-1868)
  • Florida (1867-1885), formerly named Wampanoag
  • Florida (Battleship # 30, later BB-30), 1911-1931
  • Floridian (ID # 3875), 1919-1919

  • Floyd B. Parks (DD-884), 1945-1974
  • Floyds Bay (AVP-40), 1945-1960
  • Flusser (Destroyer # 20), 1909-1920
  • Flusser (Destroyer # 289, later DD-289), 1920-1930

  • Foam (ID # 2496), 1918-1919
  • Fond Du Lac (APA-166), 1944-1974
  • Foote (Torpedo Boat # 3, TB-3), 1897-1920, later renamed Coast Torpedo Boat # 1
  • Foote (Destroyer # 169, later DD-169), 1919-1940
  • Foote (DD-511), 1942-1974

  • Ford (DD-228, later AG-119), 1920-1947. Renamed John D. Ford, 1921
  • Forest Rose (1862-1865, "Tinclad" # 9)
  • Forrest (DD-461, later DMS-24), 1942-1946
  • Forrest Royal (DD-872), 1946-1973
  • Forrest Sherman (DD-931), 1955-____
  • Forrestal (CVA-59, later CV-59 and AVT-59), 1955-____

  • Fort Donelson (1864-1865)
  • Fort Hindman (1862-1865, "Tinclad" # 13), formerly named James Thompson and Manitou
  • Fort Jackson (1863-1865)
  • Fort Wayne (ID # 3786), 1918-1919
  • Fortune (1871-1922, later YT-11)

  • Foster, Paul F. (DD-964, later EDD-964), 1976-____. Properly called Paul F. Foster
  • Fox (Torpedo Boat # 13), 1899-1916
  • Fox (DD-234, later AG-85), 1920-1946
  • Fox (DLG-33, later CG-33), 1966-____
  • Fox, Douglas H. (DD-779), 1944-1974. Properly called Douglas H. Fox
  • Fox, Myles C. (DD-829, later DDR-829 & DD-829), 1945-1980. Properly called Myles C. Fox

  • Frank E. Evans (DD-754), 1945-1969
  • Frank H. Buck (ID # 1613), 1918-1919
  • Frank Knox (DD-742; later DDR-742 and DD-742), 1944-1971
  • Frankford (DD-497), 1943-1973
  • Franklin (1867-1915)
  • Franklin (CV-13; later CVA-13, CVS-13 and AVT-8), 1944-1966
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB-42; later CVA-42 and CV-42), 1945-1978
  • Frasch, Herman (ID # 1617), 1918-1918. Properly called Herman Frasch

  • Fred C. Ainsworth (T-AP-181), 1950-1961
  • Fred T. Berry (DD-858, later DDE-858 & DD-858), 1945-1972
  • Fred Talbott, J. (Destroyer # 156, later DD-156 & AG-81), 1919-1946. Properly called J. Fred Talbott
  • Frederick (Armored Cruiser # 8, later CA-8), 1905-1930. Name changed from Maryland, 1916
  • Free Lance (1898-1899). Also served as USS Freelance (SP-830) in 1917-1918
  • Freeborn, Thomas (1861-1865). Properly called Thomas Freeborn
  • Freedom (ID # 3024), 1919-1919
  • Freestone (APA-167), 1944-1973

  • Freight Lighter # 53, 1908-1944. Originally Coal Barge # 210. Later renamed YF-53
  • Freight Lighter # 60, 1917-1922. Later renamed YF-60
  • Freight Lighter # 92, 1918-1947. Originally named Barge # 66 (ID # 2604). Later renamed YF-92
  • Freight Lighter # 93, 1918-1947. Originally named Barge # 70 (ID # 2678). Later renamed YF-93
  • Freight Lighter # 94, 1918-1947. Originally named Barge # 72 (ID # 2986). Later renamed YF-94
  • Freight Lighter # 95, 1918-1947. Originally named Barge # 76 (ID # 3030). Later renamed YF-95
  • Freight Lighter # 96, 1918-1947. Originally named Barge # 84 (ID # 3168). Later renamed YF-93

  • Freight Lighter # 123, 1918-1923. Originally named Commerce (ID # 2763)
  • Freight Lighter # 126, 1918-1919(?). Originally named Catherine (ID # 3059)
  • Freight Lighter # 127, 1917(?)-1919(?). Originally City of Yonkers (ID # 1435). No image is available, or known to exist
  • Freight Lighter # 148, in service 1918-1919. Previously named Barge # 6 (ID # 3373)
  • Freight Lighter # 160 (1918-1932). Originally named Rin Tin Tin. Later renamed Water Barge # 30 and YW-30
  • Freight Lighter # 161, 1918-1932. Originally Catherine Johnson (SP-390). Later renamed YF-161 and YC-660

  • Fresno (ID # 3063), 1918-1919
  • Fresno (CL-121, later CLAA-121), 1946-1966

  • Frieda (ID # 1618), 1918-1919
  • Friedrich der Grosse (ID # 1408), 1917-1919. Renamed Huron, September 1917
  • Frolic (1864-1883). Originally named Advance
  • Frolic (1898-1909)

  • Fuel Oil Barge # 36, 1918-1921. Originally named Curacao (ID # 2269). Later named YO-36
  • Fuller (DD-297), 1920-1923
  • Fuller (AP-14, later APA-7), 1941-1946
  • Fulton (1814-1829). Also called "Demologos" and "Fulton the First"
  • Fulton (1837-1861). Also called "Fulton II"
  • Furse (DD-882, later DDR-882 & DD-882), 1945-1975

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