USS George Washington explained
Four ships of the United States Navy have been named USS George Washington in honor of George Washington.
- , was purchased on 12 October 1798 and served for less than four years. She was sold in May 1802.
- , was a German ocean liner, launched in 1908. She was taken over and converted into a transport by the US Navy during World War I. She was sold for scrap in 1951.
- , the lead ship of her class, was the first American ballistic missile submarine commissioned 30 December 1959 and decommissioned 24 January 1985
- , is the sixth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. Commissioned on 4 July 1992 and currently in active service.