Definitions for "USS Ohio"
Keywords:  navy, ohio, battleship, ship, ssbn
Five ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Ohio, named for Ohio, admitted to the Union March 1, 1803, as the 17th State.
USS Ohio (SSGN-726), the lead ship of her class of nuclear-powered fleet ballistic missile submarines, was the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the 17th state. She was commissioned with the hull designation of SSBN-726, and with her conversion to a conventional missile submarine she was re-designated SSGN-726.
USS Ohio (BB-68) was to be a Montana-class battleship named in honor of the 17th state.