USS Bonhomme Richard
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Five ships of the United States Navy have borne the name Bonhomme Richard or Bon Homme Richard (pronounced "bun-uhm ree-SHAR"), the French language equivalent of "Goodman Richard".
- USS Bonhomme Richard (1765), formerly Duc de Duras, was a frigate built in France and placed at the disposal of John Paul Jones in 1779.
- A Bon Homme Richard was to have been a Wampanoag-class cruiser built at the Washington Navy Yard. However, her construction was canceled in 1864.
- USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-10), was renamed Yorktown prior to launch.
- USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31), was an Essex-class aircraft carrier that saw action at the end of World War II, throughout the Korean War, and through the Vietnam War.
- USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship currently in service.
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