USS Raritan

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At least three United States Navy ships have been named USS Raritan, after the Raritan River in New Jersey.

  • The first USS Raritan was a sailing frigate launched in 1843
  • The second USCGC Raritan (WYT-93) was a harbor tug, commissioned into the United States Coast Guard in 1939, transferred to the Navy in 1941, transferred back to the Coast Guard in 1946, and decommissioned in 1988
  • The third USS Raritan (LSM-540) was a landing ship commissioned in 1945 and decommissioned in 1959