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U.S. Navy Ship and Underwater Submersible Models

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U.S. Navy Ship Models

This section breaks down the U.S. Navy Ship Models on display at both the National Museum of the U.S. Navy (Bldg. 76) and the Cold War Gallery (Bldg. 70).   Predominately on loan from the Curator of Ship Models, David W. Taylor Model Basin, Carderock, Maryland, the models also are from private donors. 

 

Models at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy

To locate a model below, look north upon entering the museum, find the numerical order of the bay, then if the model is on the left or right side. 

 

Models at the Cold War Gallery

To locate a model below, turn right upon entering the gallery, and the model is on the left or right side as indicated.  

 

A

USS Albany (CG-10), Bldg. 70, South End, Right Side

Alfred (Continental Navy Ship), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

Allen M. Sumner class destroyer, Bldg. 76, Bay 17, Right Side

Alvin (DSV-2), Bldg. 76, Bay 21, Right Side

USS Atlanta (Protected Cruiser), Bldg. 76, Bay 19, Left Side

 

B

USS Balao (SS-285, Later AGSS-285), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive! Exhibit Area

USS Baltimore (Cruiser #3), Bldg. 76, Bay, 7, Right Side

Bonhomme Richard (Continental Navy Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

USS Brooklyn (Armored Cruiser #3), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

 

C

USS Carronade (IFS-1), Bldg. 70, South End, Right Side

USS Cheyenne (Monitor #10), previously USS Wyoming, Bldg. 76, Bay 21, Left Side

USS Columbia (CL-56), Bldg. 76, Bay 14, Right Side

USS Congress (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Left Side

USS Constellation (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

USS Constitution (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

USS Constitution (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Behind Fighting Top

USS Corsair (SP-159), Bldg. 76, Bay 8, Right Side

USS Crosley (DE-226, alter APD-87), Bay 15, Right Side

 

D

DSRV-1, Bldg. 76, Bay 20, Right Side

 

E

USS Enterprise (CVAN-65), Bldg. 70, South End, Left Side

USS Essex (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

 

F

USS Fletcher (DD-445, later DDE-445), Bay 12, Right Side

USS Forrestal (CVA-59), Bldg. 70, South End, Left Side

USS Fort Marion (LSD-22), Bldg. 70, South End, Right Side

 

G

U.S. Gunboat 156, Bay 4, Right Side

 

H

Hannah (Continental Navy Schooner), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

USS Hartford (Screw-Sloop of War), Bldg. 76, Bay 5, Right Side

USS Helena (Patrol Gunboat #9), Bldg. 76, Bay 18, Left Side

USS Houston (CA-30), Bldg. 76, Bay 11, Right Side

 

I

USS Improve (AM-247), Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Left Side

 

K

USS Kearsarge (Sloop-of-War), Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side

USS Kearsarge (Battleship #5), Bldg. 76, Bay 21, Left Side

 

L

Lapwing-class mine sweeper, Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Left Side

LCI(L)-10, Bldg. 76, Bay 14, Left Side

Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (LCVP), Bldg. 76, Bay 14, Left Side

USS Leyte (CV-32), Bldg. 76, Bay 13, Right Side

USS LSM-201, Bldg. 76, Bay 16, Right Side

USS LST-383, Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Left Side

USS Lunga Point (CVE-94), Bldg. 76, Bay 11, Left Side

 

M

USS Maine (Battleship #10), Bldg. 76, Bay 20, Left Side

USS Manley (Destroyer#5), Bldg. 76, Bay 8, Right Side 

USS Miami (side-wheel, double-ender gunboat), Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side

USS Miantonomoh (Monitor #5, later BM-5), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

USS Missouri (BB-63), Bldg. 76, Bay 15, Right Side

USS Monitor (Ironclad). Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side (Temporarily Removed)

 

N

USS New Jersey (BB-62), Bldg. 70, South End, Left Side

USS New York (Armored Cruiser #2), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

USS Newport News (CA-148) * Note, Newport News is currently on display at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum

USS Niagara (Brig), Bldg. Bay 2, Center

USS Northhampton (CLC-1, later CC-1), Bldg. 70, South End, Center

 

O

USS Olympia (Cruiser #6), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

USS Oregon (Battleship #3), Bldg. 76, Bay 18, Left Side

 

P

USS Panay (PG-45, later PR-5), Bldg. 76, Bay 9, Right Side

USS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599, later SSN-599), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive Exhibit

Patrol Boat, Fast Attack, Class A, Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Left Side

USS PCE-904, Bldg. 76, Bay 16, Left Side

USS Pennsylvania (Armored Cruiser #4), Bldg. 76, Bay 19, Left Side

USS Pigeon (ASR-21), Bldg. 76, Bay 21, Right Side

USS Powhatan (side-wheel steam frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Left Side

USS PT-109, Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Right Side

 

R

Raleigh (Continental Navy Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

USS Ranger (CV-4), Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Center Floor

Rudderclass-class destroyer, Bldg. 76, Bay 11, Left Side

 

S

USS S-3 (SS-107), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive, Exhibit

USS S-48 (SS-159), Bldg. 76, Bay 10, Right Side

USS Salem (Scout Cruiser #3), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

USS Salmon (SS-182), Bldg. 76, Bay 14, Right Side 

USS Sampson (Destroyer #63), Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Left Side

USS Sangamon (CVE-26), Bldg. 76, Bay 13, Right Side

USS Saratoga (Corvette), Bay 2, Center Floor

SC-648/SC-497, Bldg. 76, Bay 11, Left Side

USS Shark (Schooner), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Right Side

USS South Carolina (Battleship #26), Bldg. 76, Bay 8, Right Side

 

T

USS Taconic (AGC-17), Bldg. 76, Bay 15, Left Side

USS Tennessee (BB-34), Bldg. 76, Bay 9, Left Side

USS Thomaston (LSD-28), Bldg. 70, South End, Left Side

USS Thresher (SSN-593), Bldg. 76, Bay 20, Right Side

Trieste (Bathyscaph), Bldg. 76, Bay 18, Right Side

 

V

USS Vermont (Ship-of-the-Line), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Behind Fighting Top

USS Vesuvius (Dynamite-gun Cruiser), Bldg. 76, Bay 7, Right Side

 

W

USS Wabash (Screw-steam Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 5, Right Side

USS Wainwright (DD-419), Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Left Side

USS Washburn (AKA-108), Bldg. 76, Bay 16, Right Side

Washington (Continental Navy Galley), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

USS Winslow (Torpedo Boat #5), Bldg. 76, Bay 18, Left Side

USS Worchester (CL-144), Bldg. 70, South End, Right Side

 

Y

YMS-445, Bldg. 76, Bay 12, Left Side