Can You Match the Warship to the Famous Battle?

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Heather Cahill

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About This Quiz

The Navy uses many kinds of ships for many different reasons. There are the aircraft carriers that act as a hub on the water for the planes of the Air Force and Navy, and there are submarines that can attack and defend. Throughout history, there have been many different ships, some that even share the same name. If you can remember the names, then there's only one thing left to find out. Do you remember the battles that they fought in?

Do you know which battle the USS Constitution fought in? What about the battle that the USS Nautilus (SS-168) was part of? Do you know the name of the battle the HMS Duke of York took part in? There are so many ships and battles to remember, that knowing the period of both parties might help you out here!

Do you know the ships that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor? What about the ships used in the Battle of Santiago of Cuba? Can you name a ship that was used in the Battle of Midway? It may sound hard, but we think that you'll ace it!

So, if you think you're an expert on the Navy, then what are you waiting for? Take the quiz to see how well you really know your naval ships and battles!

What battle did the USS South Dakota (BB-57) take part in?

The USS South Dakota (BB-57) made more history than just the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. You may remember hearing the story of the youngest person to enlist in World War II. Did you know that he served aboard this ship during his time in the military?

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Which ship was used in the American Civil War?

This ship belonged to the Union and was used to battle the Confederates in the American Civil War. Did you know that the USS Kearsarge is best known for the sinking of the CSS Alabama?

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Which battle was the USS Rhode Island in?

The USS Rhode Island played a large part in the American Civil War, and specifically, the Second Battle of Fort Fisher. The battle was fought between the Union and Confederate forces, ultimately being won by the Union.

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Which ship was part of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba?

The USS Brooklyn was one of many American ships that participated in the Spanish-American War. She did a great job of protecting herself and her crew, making it out of the battle in mostly good condition.

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What battle did the USS Constitution participate in?

This warship has seen many battles throughout her time. From the Quasi-War of the 1700s to the War of 1812 she was even part of the American Civil War. Did you know that she is still in active service today?

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What ship took part in the Battle of Lake Ontario?

The HMS St. Lawrence was always prepared to fight with over 100 guns on deck. You may remember the Battle of Lake Ontario as a battle that was part of the War of 1812. Did you know that Lake Ontario is one of the Great Lakes?

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Which battle did the USS Hunley participate in?

The H.L. Hunley ultimately suffered a bad fate but succeeded in its goal of taking down the USS Housatonic. H.L. Hunley was a submarine that eventually disappeared to the bottom of the ocean after its only attack.

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Which ship was used in the attack of Fort Fisher?

This ship was used during the American Civil War by the Union forces. During the attack, she was there for backup on the waterways. Did you know that this battle took place on Christmas Eve?

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Which battle did the USS Missouri (BB-63) participate in?

The USS Missouri is a legendary battleship that has been in service since World War II. Did you know that it was nicknamed "Mighty Mo"? It sure does live up to its name surviving many battles throughout history.

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What ship was part of the Mexican Revolution?

The USS Nebraska (BB-14) got her start by going to deal with the Mexican Revolution. She saw her last battle in World War I, as she was retired in 1920. She had a short but meaningful time in the Navy.

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Which battle did the HMS Victory take part in?

The HMS Victory is a historic boat that was used in battles from the 1700s until the 1800s. The ship belonged to the British. Did you know that the bottom of the ship was coated in copper? This was done to protect the wood as much as possible.

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Which ship was part of the Battle of Roanoke Island?

The CSS Albemarle was a Confederate ship that took out many of the Union ships during the American Civil War. Although she was hit by the Union ships, she was able to stand her ground and made it out of the battle.

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What battle did the USS Maine (ACR-1) take part in?

The USS Maine met her fate when she sunk during the Cuban Revolt in the Havana Harbor. The reason for the sinking is because of an unknown explosion that took place. To this day, the cause of the explosion is unknown.

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Which ship was part of the Battle of the Guadalcanal?

The USS Washington was a trooper in this battle, taking very little damage while still managing to take down Japanese ships. She was only in service until after World War II, having done her time in serving her country.

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Which battle did the USS Arizona (BB-39) take part in?

The USS Arizona (BB-39) got her start during World War I. She met her unfortunate fate during the attack on Pearl Harbor when it was sunk to the bottom of the ocean by the Japanese forces.

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Which ship took part in the Korean War?

The USS Wisconsin was in many different wars throughout the years. She did her part in the war doing damage to Korean ships. She had a long run, from participating in World War II all the way up to the Gulf War.

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What battle did the HMS Hood participate in?

The Battle of Denmark Strait turned out to be a defining battle for the HMS Hood. She sank at the expense of German battleships that struck her. She belonged to the Royal Navy and was used in battling the Germans.

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Which battleship was part of the Spanish - American War?

The USS Iowa took part in a blockade in this battle to try and help the other American ships win. Although she took damage from the Spanish fleet, she was still able to make it out alive.

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What battle did the HMS Duke of York participate in?

The HMS Duke of York belonged to the Royal Navy and played a minor role in the Battle of North Cape. Did you know that the ship was given her name from King George IV, Queen Elizabeth II's father?

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What ship took part in the Battle of Midway?

This ship was a submarine that was used throughout World War II. The Battle of Midway was fought between the United States and Japan. Planes were also present in the battle, which was ultimately won by the United States.

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Which battle was the HMS Warrior part of?

The HMS Warrior lived up to her name in the Battle of Jutland. She is an ironclad ship that is now converted into a museum that the public can visit. In fact, many warships are now converted to museums for this purpose.

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Which ship participated in the Battle of Midway?

The USS New Orleans has been in many battles that took place throughout World War II. After the war, she was decommissioned only about ten years after being built. Despite its short run, it's left quite the mark on history!

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Which battle was the USS Texas (BB-35) part of?

The USS Texas (BB-35) has seen many battles throughout her history. The Battle of Cherbourg was a landmark battle for her as she fought alongside fellow Navy ship USS Arkansas. While she endured much damage, she still managed to make it out of the battle.

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Which ship participated in the The Six Day War?

The USS America helped to carry in aircrafts to battle. It was also a refuge for the members of the USS Liberty who were wounded in the battle.

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Which battle did the USS Indiana participate in?

The USS Indiana is one of many ships named after states in America. The Battle of Santiago de Cuba was part of the Spanish - American War in which three other American battleships took part as well.

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Which ship participated in the Falklands War?

You may remember the HMS Sheffield from World War II, but that was the first ship that bore the name. The second was in the Falklands War where it was also sunk by Argentina. Both ships hold their own place in history.

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What battle did the USS Enterprise (CV-6) participate in?

The USS Enterprise (CV-6) has seen her fair share of battles, including the famous Battle of Midway. She also played a large role during Pearl Harbor, where she arrived shortly after the attack took place.

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Which boat participated in the Falklands War?

The HMS Antelope saw the Falklands War as its last battle as it was sunk. It belonged to the United Kingdom and it was only in service for less than ten years.

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Which battle did the famous Bismarck take part in?

Not only did the Bismarck take part in this battle, but it was also the last battle that she would ever see. It was just three days after the initial battle that the German battleship sunk to the bottom of the sea.

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Which ship participated in World War II?

The USS Balao was a legendary ship at the time of World War II. Although she was only built near the end of the war, she still had a large part in it and continued serving until the early 1960s. She ultimately suffered being sunk into the ocean.

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What battle was the USS Nautilus (SS-168) part of?

The USS Nautilus (SS-168) had a large battle to fight at Midway, where she attacked Japanese ships months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. She proved herself to be an effective battleship, sinking other ships that crossed her path.

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Which ship participated in the Korean War?

The USS Bonnehomme Richard was active during World War II as well as in the Korean War. The ship proved herself in both earning many stars for her service over the years.

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Which battle did the Japanese ship the Akagi take part in?

The Akagi was part of the Battle at Pearl Harbor along with a few other Japanese ships. This ship was built 20 years before the start of World War II and most importantly, the attack.

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Which ship was used in the Korean War?

The USS Antietam was another ship used in the Second World War as well as the Korean War. The ship had a few different purposes, such as carrying aircraft. Did you know that it gets its name from a battle in the American Civil War?

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What battle did the HMS Indefatigable participate in?

The HMS Indefatigable worked hard during her service but ultimately met her downfall. She was sunk in the Battle of Jutland in World War I and also went through other small battles as well.

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