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US Navy in Action - Ships named Enterprise John Ritter JR ritter@interserf.net Enterprise Trivia:

Enterprise #

1 - sloop captured in St. John's, Quebec 18 May 1775

2 - scooner purchased for the Continental Navy 12/20/1776

3 - scooner built in 1799 and served through 1823

4 - another scooner built in NNNY (b*k*n) 1823 - 1845

5 - bark-rigged screw sloop of war 1877 - 1909

6 - private vessel served in non commissioned service in 2nd Naval District during WW I

7 - Carrier CV-6 launched in 1936 delivered USMC planes to Wake island 12/1941 and served throughout WWII in the Pacific

8 - 11/25/61 to present CVAN/CVN

9+ - Star Trek vessels

Many from Staten Island served on # 8 early in her career when homeported in Norfolk Virginia.
JR



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