USS Paducah


USS Paducah

USS "Paducah" is a name used more than once by the U.S. Navy:

* USS Paducah (PG-18), a gunboat commissioned 2 September 1905.
* USS Paducah (YTB-758), a yard tug placed in service 24 February 1961.

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