Definitions for "USS Princeton"
Steam powered war ship carrying the weapon Peacemaker. Designed by Ericcson and Stockton, the Peacemaker exploded on board February 28, 1844 killing two members of the cabinet.
Six United States Navy ships have borne the name Princeton, after the town of Princeton, New Jersey, site of an American victory in the Revolution.
The fourth USS Princeton (CVL-23) was a United States Navy Independence class light aircraft carrier lost at the battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.