Two ships of the
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have been named ''American''. *, part of the Stone Fleet sunk at Charleston, South Carolina. Some references to this ship name it as the ''America'' *, was a freighter built in 1900 and acquired by the US Navy early in 1918 and returned to her original owners in 1919

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* {{DEFAULTSORT:American, Uss United States Navy ship names