USS Truxtun Association

Truxtun on the Internet

There is a wealth of information about the Commodore and the ships named for him on the internet, some of which has been repeated on this site. Shipmates are welcome to explore further. Here are some areas to look that will lead you further into the hyperlinked forests of knowledge.


Thomas Truxtun and his famous ship the USS Constellation that captured the French frigate L'Insurgente and defeated La Vengeance.

Each of the ships named for him:

The city of Truxton, NY was named for Commodore Truxtun.

Truxtun Historic District was the first wartime government housing project constructed exclusively for blacks in the United States. Named for Thomas Truxtun, an early naval hero, the forty-three-acre neighborhood was developed during World War I to accommodate the growing work force at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth.

Unofficial Navy Site

Many Navy ships listed with lots of information including some cruise books.

Main index:

Social Media

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Facebook Group for DLG(N)-35 => CG(N)-35 (need to have a Facebook profile to join)
Facebook Page for CGN-35
Pinterest photos re: Truxtun
Twitter re: USS Truxtun
Twitter Hashtag: #truxtun
LinkedIn Group for DLG(N)-35 => CG(N)-35 (need to have LinkedIn profile to join)
Reddit re: Truxtun news articles with photos.
Tumblr blog re: Truxtun
YouTube re: Truxtun
Flickr photos re: Truxtun