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Tortuga is the Spanish word for a turtle or tortoise. It may also refer to:



  • Tortuga (Haiti), a Caribbean island that forms part of Haiti, off the northwest coast of Hispaniola, a pirate stronghold in the 17th-century
  • Tortugas Banks, coral reefs in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
  • Dry Tortugas, a group of islands in the Florida Keys in the United States
  • Dry Tortugas National Park, a national park consisting of Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas
  • Isla Tortuga, a volcanic island in the Gulf of California, part of Baja California, Mexico
  • La Tortuga Island, an uninhabited 156 km2 island in the Caribbean Sea that is a federal dependency of Venezuela
  • Las Tortugas, name given by Christopher Columbus to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac


  • Freeport Tortuga, a free port project on Tortuga, Haiti, during the early 1970s
  • Tortuga Bay, a bay on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos

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  • Tortuga (vehicle), a Venezuelan armored vehicle
  • SS Antigua, later called SS Tortuga, a turbo-electric liner
  • USS Tortuga (LSD-26), a Casa Grande-class dock landing ship commissioned in 1945, in action during the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and decommissioned in 1970
  • USS Tortuga (LSD-46), a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship commissioned in 1990 and on active service as of 2012

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