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The Only Ship Left in America’s Fleet That Actually Sunk an Enemy Ship Is 200 Years Old

The Only Ship Left in America’s Fleet That Actually Sunk an Enemy Ship Is 200 Years Old

The only ship in the United States Navy to sink another enemy ship in combat is more than 200 years old. The title falls to the wooden frigate Constitution as the USS Simpson, a guided missile frigate just thirty years old, has been retired from the fleet.

One of the very first ships of the young U.S. Navy,

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