USS Detroit


USS Detroit

Six ships of the United States Navy have been named USS "Detroit", after the city of Detroit, Michigan.

*, a 12-gun ship, was built by the British at Malden, Canada, in 1813 and captured by the Americans during the Battle of Lake Erie 10 September 1813.

*"Detroit", a screw steamer, was laid down at the New York Navy Yard in 1865 but canceled in 1866 and broken up on the stocks.

*, was a sloop-of-war named so from May 15 to August 10 in 1869. Before and after she was known as the first "Canandaigua".

*, was a cruiser in use from 1893 to 1904.

*, was a light cruiser in service from 1923 to 1946.

*, was a fast combat support ship commissioned in 1970 and decommissioned in 2005.


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