USS Shenandoah


USS Shenandoah

Four United States Navy ships, including one rigid airship, and one ship of the Confederate States of America, have been named "Shenandoah", after the Shenandoah River of western Virginia and West Virginia.

* The first "Shenandoah" was a screw sloop commissioned in 1863, active in the American Civil War, and in use until 1886
* The second "Shenandoah" (ZR-1) was the first rigid airship built by the Navy, christened 1923 but destroyed in a storm in 1925
* The third "Shenandoah" (AD-26) was a destroyer tender in service from 1945 to 1980
* The fourth "Shenandoah" (AD-44) is also a destroyer tender, commissioned 1983 and decommissioned 1996

ee also

CSS "Shenandoah", a screw steamer


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