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Description Symbol
Crane ship AB
Advanced Base Dock ABD
Advanced Base Section Dock ABSD
Collier AC
Auxiliary Mine Layer ACM
Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier ACV
Degaussing Ship ADG
Store Ship AF
Auxiliary Floating Dock AFD
Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Little (Concrete) AFDL (C)
Icebreaker AGB
Amphibious Force Flagship AGC
Seagoing Dredge AGD
Escort Research Ship AGDE
Hydrofoil Research Ship AGEH
Auxiliary General Frigate AGFF
Patrol Combatant Support Ship AGHS
Lighthouse Tender AGL
Major Communications Relay Ship AGMR
Patrol Craft Tender AGP
Radar Picket Ship AGR
Coastal Surveying Ship AGSC
Satellite Launching Ship AGSL
Technical Research Ship AGTR
Evacuation Hospital Ship AHP
Attack Cargo Ship AKA
Cargo Dock Ship AKD
General Store Ship Issue AKI
Light Cargo Ship AKL
Net Cargo Ship AKN
Stores Issue Ship AKS
Cargo Submarine AKSS
Cargo Ship and Aircraft Ferry AKV
Lightship AL
Auxiliary Lighter Ship ALS
Minesweeper AM
Minesweeper, Harbor AMb
Coastal Minesweeper AMc
Mine Hunter AMCU
otor Minesweeper AMS
Net Laying Ship AN
Net Laying Ship ANL
Submarine Oiler AOSS
Attack Transport APA
Self-propelled Barracks Ship APB
Small Coastal Transport APC
High Speed Transport APD
Administrative Flagship APF
Support Gunnery Ship APG
Transport Fitted for Evacuation of Wounded APH
Mechanized - Artillery Transport APM
Non - Mechanized - Artillery Transport APN
Troop Barge Class A APP
Rescue Transport APR
Transport Submarine APS
Transport Submarine APSS
Transport and Aircraft Ferry APV
Base Repair Ship ARb
Battle Damage Repair Ship ARB
Internal Combustion Engine Repair Ship ARG
Heavy - Hull Repair Ship ARH
Repair Ship, Small ARL
Heavy - Machinery Repair Ship ARM
Salvage Lifting Ship ARSD
Salvage Craft Tender ARST
Aircraft Repair Ship ARV
Aircraft Repair Ship, Aircraft ARVA
Aircraft Repair Ship, Engine ARVE
Aircraft Repair Ship, Helicopter ARVH
Cargo Submarine ASSA
Transport Submarine ASSP
Ocean Going Tug AT
Tank Landing Craft ATL
Auxiliary - Ocean Tug, Old ATO
Rescue Ocean Tug ATR
Auxiliary Training Submarine ATSS
Seaplane Tender AV
Large Catapult Lighter AVC
Seaplane Tender Destroyer AVD
Aircraft Escort Vessel AVG
Guided Missile Ship AVM
Small Seaplane Tender AVP
Aircraft Rescue Vessel AVR
Aviation Supply Ship AVS
Distilling Ship AW
Aircraft Rescue Vessel Water Tanker AWK
Airship Tender (Lighter than Air) AZ
Guided Missile Capitol Ship BBG
Monitor BM
Guided Missile Heavy Cruiser CAG
Large Cruiser CB
Large Tactical Command Ship CBC
Command Ship CC
Flying Deck Cruiser CF
Light Cruiser CL
Anti - Aircraft Light Cruiser CLAA
Tactical Command Ship CLC
Guided Missile Light Cruiser CLG
Cruiser - Hunter Killer CLK
Mine Layer CM
Coastal Mine Layer CMC
Coastal Patrol Boat CPC
Coastal Patrol and Interdiction Craft CPIC
Attack Aircraft Carrier CVA
Attack Aircraft Carrier (Nuclear propulsion) CVAN
Aircraft Carrier - Large CVB
Escort Aircraft Carrier CVE
Assault Helicopter Aircraft Carrier CVHA
Escort Helicopter Aircraft Carrier CVHE
Small Aircraft Carrier CVL
ASW Support Aircraft Carrier CVS
Training Aircraft Carrier CVT
Utility Aircraft Carrier CVU
Corvette DDC
Anti - Submarine Destroyer DDE
Hunter Killer Destroyer DDK
Radar Picket Destroyer DDR
Escort Ship DE
Control Escort Ship DEC
Guided Missile Escort Ship DEG
Radar Picket Escort Ship DER
Aegis Missile Destroyer DG
Frigate DL
Guided Missile Frigate DLG
Guided Missile Frigate (Nuclear propulsion) DLGN
Minelayer, Destroyer DM
Minesweeper, Destroyer DMS
Surface Effect Destroyer DS
Open Lighter, Experimental EYC
Covered Lighters, Experimental EYFN
Fast Deployment Logistics Ship FDL
Unclassified Miscellaneous Submarine IXSS
Landing Craft Infantry (Flotilla Flagship) LCFF
Landing Craft Infantry (Gunboat) LCIG
Landing Craft Infantry (Large) LCIL
Landing Craft Infantry (Mortar) LCIM
Landing Craft Infantry (Rocket) LCIR
Landing Craft, Infantry (Small) LCIS
Landing Craft Vehicle LCV
Inshore Fire Support Ship LFR
Amphibious Fire Support Ship LFS
Amphibious Transport LPA
Amphibious Transport, Small LPR
Amphibious Transport Submarine LPSS
Flotilla Flagship Landing Ship LSFF
Landing Ship, Infantry Gunboat LSIG
Infantry Landing Ship (Large) LSIL
Landing Ship, Infantry (Mortar) LSIM
Landing Ship, Infantry (Rocket) LSIR
Medium Landing Ship (Rocket) LSMR
Support Landing Ship (Large) Mark III LSSL
Landing Ship, Tank (Casualty Evacuation) LSTH
Landing Ship, Utility LSTS
Vehicle Landing Ship LSV
Small Mine Countermeasures Ship MCSL
Minelayer, Fleet MM
Minelayer, Auxiliary MMA
Minelayer, Coastal MMC
Minelayer, Fast MMD
Minelayer, Fleet MMF
Minesweeper Coastal, Non - magnetic MSC
Minesweeper Coastal, Old MSCO
Minesweeper, Fleet Steel Hull MSF
Mine Hunter MSH
Minesweeping, Special (Device) MSS
Control Submarine Chaser (173 ft) PCC
Patrol Escort PCE
Control Escort (180 ft) PCEC
Patrol Rescue Escort PCER
Patrol Craft, Submarine PCS
Control Submarine Chaser (136 ft) PCSC
Eagle PE
Patrol Escort PF
Motor Gunboat PGM
Patrol Combatant Missile (Hydrofoil) PHM
River Gunboat PR
Motor Torpedo Boat PT
Motor Boat - Subchaser PTC
Control Submarine Chaser (110 ft) SCC
Fleet Submarine SF
Mine Laying Submarine SM
Submarine Cargo SSA
Auxiliary Submarine SSAG
Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine SSB
Guided Missile Submarine SSG
Anti - Submarine, Submarine SSK
Submarine Oiler SSO
Submarine Transport SSP
Radar Picket Submarine SSR
Radar Picket Submarine (Nuclear propulsion) SSRN
Target and Training Submarine SST
Tank Lighter TLL
Sweeper Device XMAP
Ash Lighter YA
Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft YAG
Ocean Radar Station Ship YAGR
Bow Dock YBD
Fueling Barge YCD
Open Cargo Lighter YCK
Degaussing Vessels YDG
Ammunition Lighter YE
Covered Lighter (Special Purpose) YFNG
Torpedo Transportation Lighter YFT
Ambulance Boat YH
House Boat YHB
Salvage Lift Craft, Heavy YHLC
Scow - Heating YHT
Open Landing Lighter YLA
Salvage Lift Craft, Light YLLC
Mud Scow YMD
Salvage Lift Craft, Medium YMLC
Motor Mine Planter YMP
Auxiliary Motor Mine Sweeper YMS
Motor Tug YMT
Net Tender (Boom) YN
Net Tender (Tug Class) YNT
Pontoon Stowage Barge YPK
Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge (Large) YRBML
Submarine Rescue Chamber YRC
Covered Lighter (Repair) YRL
Stevedoring Barge YS
Salvage Pontoon YSP
Harbor Tug YT
Catapult Lighter YVC
Water Distilling Barge YWDN