Ships of the
United States Navy
Ships grouped alphabetically
Ships grouped by type

This is a list of ships of the line of the United States Navy. Because of the operating expense, a number of these were never launched. These ships were maintained on the stocks, sometimes for decades, in case of an urgent need.[1]

Continental Navy

United States Navy


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Ships of the Line Appendix". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History and Heritage Command. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Bauer, Karl Jack; Roberts, Stephen S. (1991). Register of ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775–1990. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-26202-9.
  3. ^ a b c d New York Journal of Commerce (19 December). December 1932. ((cite journal)): Missing or empty |title= (help)