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Can you name the Famous Ships?

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First named ship, carried Jason in Greek Mythology
Columbus' Flagship on his most famous expedition
Circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake
Henry Hudson’s ship looking for Northwest Passage
Transported the English Pilgrims from England to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620
Flagship of pirate Blackbeard
Warship commanded by John Paul Jones
Mutiny aboard ship, April 28, 1789, led by Fletcher Christian against Captain William Bligh
Oldest commissioned ship afloat in the world
Nelson's Flagship at Trafalgar
Its second voyage carried Charles Darwin on his historic expedition
In 1839, Africans being transported as slaves revolted against their captors aboard
The world’s largest steamship; successfully laid cable across the Atlantic ocean cable
With CSS Virginia, first-ever naval battle between two ironclad warships
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During the American Civil War, the first submarine to sink a ship
Its sinking precipitated the Spanish-American War
First “all-big-gun” armament and steam turbine propulsion
Sank after hitting iceberg in the Atlantic, claiming over 1500 lives
Used by Sir Ernest Shackleton for the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Torpedoed by the German submarine killing 1,198 people
German Pocket Battleship, sank nine allied ships
Churchill issued an order to 'Sink the ...
The sunken ship lies in Pearl Harbor with a memorial above it honoring the crew lost
Commanded by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy
The largest, heaviest, and most powerful battleship ever constructed
Used by Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl to cross the Pacific
World’s first nuclear-powered submarine
World’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth U.S. Naval vessel to bear the name

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