A neat story if you are interested in ships that have a connection to the State of Wisconsin. I sure wish the US Navy reverted back to the way they used to name ships….

Malavika Jaganathan of the Green Bay Press Gazette writes,

The USS Green Bay — commissioned by the Navy in Long Beach, Calif., on Saturday — is the latest in a long list of ships to bear the names of Wisconsin cities, counties and tribes.

Full article and a list of ships that have had ties to the state of Wisconsin can be found here.

Posted by Jim Dolbow in History, Navy

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  • Hmm, they forgot the previous ship with that name: USS Green Bay (PG-101).

  • Grand stuff I enjoyed it. Someone else once said: Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.