USS John S. McCain

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Two ships of the United States Navy have been named USS John S. McCain, in honor of John S. McCain, Sr. and John S. McCain, Jr.:

  • USS John S. McCain (DL-3), was a Mitscher-class guided-missile destroyer-leader (a frigate in the terminology of the time), later re-designated as the destroyer DDG-36, commissioned in 1953 and decommissioned in 1978
  • USS John S. McCain (DDG-56), is an Arleigh-Burke-class guided-missile destroyer commissioned in 1994 and currently on active service