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USS Jason

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Three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Jason, after Jason of Greek mythology:

  • USS Jason (1862), was a monitor originally named Sangamon that served in the Spanish–American War under the name Jason and was decommissioned in 1899
  • USS Jason (AC-12), was commissioned 26 June 1913 and performed cargo and fueling duties during World War I and was decommissioned 30 June 1932
  • USS Jason (AR-8), was commissioned 19 June 1944 and operated as a floating shipyard throughout World War II and the Korean War then decommissioned in 1995
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    USS Jason Wikipedia