Discusses naming of naval vessels, including who is involved, process for selecting ship names, naming rules, State names that have not been used in a long time, ships named for living persons, role of public and Congress, and legislative activity in 2015. This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 15-RS-22478q in the 2015 issue.
CRS Report. Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. Navy Ship Names