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USS <i>Keystone State</i> (1853)

USSKeystone State was a wooden sidewheel steamer that served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War.

SS <i>Keystone State</i> (T-ACS-1)

SS Keystone State (T-ACS-1) is a crane ship in ready reserve for the United States Navy. The ship was named for the state of Pennsylvania, which is also known as the Keystone State.

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CSS <i>Palmetto State</i>

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