USS Asheville

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Four ships of the United States Navy have been named Asheville after Asheville, North Carolina.

  • The USS Asheville (PG-21), was a gunboat that served in the Caribbean and off the China coast, and was sunk by Japanese forces early in World War II.
  • The USS Asheville (PF-1), an Asheville class patrol frigate, served on the East Coast doing escort duties during World War II.