Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress

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This report discusses the process of naming Navy ships, which have traditionally been chosen and announced by the Secretary of the Navy. Congress in recent years has proposed, and sometimes passed, legislation regarding the naming of specific ships.

Creator(s): O'Rourke, Ronald
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 1, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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O'Rourke, Ronald

Specialist in Naval Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 1, 2011
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This report discusses the process of naming Navy ships, which have traditionally been chosen and announced by the Secretary of the Navy. Congress in recent years has proposed, and sometimes passed, legislation regarding the naming of specific ships.

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20 pages.

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