Vesuvius (disambiguation)

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Vesuvius, also known as Mount Vesuvius, is a volcano in Italy that destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii.

Vesuvius may also refer to:



  • Battle of Vesuvius won by Rome in 340 BC
  • HMS Vesuvius, various Royal Navy ships (12 officially)
  • USS Vesuvius, several US Navy ships (5) with first directly named for the famous volcano
  • The code name for German World War II bases that were to launch the Wasserfall anti-aircraft missile
  • Vesuvius Airfield, an American World War II airfield in southern Italy

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