Eight ships used in the service of the United States or of the Colonial Forces of the United States Revolutionary War (six of which were United States Navy ships) have been named Enterprise with a ninth currently under construction:
|Name||Class||Commissioned (or otherwise placed into service)||Decommissioned (or otherwise removed from service)||Fate|
|Enterprise (1775)||70-ton sloop||10 May 1775||7 July 1777||Burned to prevent capture, 7 July 1777. This ship was not a ship of the U.S. Navy. It was captured from the British and operated on Lake Champlain by Col Benedict Arnold of the Continental Army. The Continental Navy did not operate on Lake Champlain.|
|Enterprise (1776)||25-ton schooner||June 1776||February 1777||Returned to the Maryland Council of Safety in 1777. This Enterprise was also not a ship of the U.S. Navy. It was a privateer purchased for the Continental Navy.|
|Enterprise (1799)||135-ton schooner/brig||
||This Enterprise was the first vessel of the United States Navy to carry the name. Fired the first shots in the First Barbary War against the Tripolitanian ship Tripoli. Broken up after being stranded on Little Curacao Island in the West Indies.|
|Enterprise (1831)||197-ton schooner||
||Sold, 28 October 1844.|
|Enterprise (1874)||615-ton barque screw sloop||
||Lent to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 17 October 1892 – 4 May 1909. Sold, 1 October 1909.|
|Enterprise (SP-790)||66 ft (20 m) motor patrol boat||6 December 1917||2 August 1919||Transferred to the Bureau of Fisheries on 2 August 1919. This Enterprise was a privately owned motor boat purchased by the U.S. Navy for service as a non-commissioned patrol vessel. As a non-commissioned vessel the prefix "USS" would not have been included in the vessel's name.|
|USS Enterprise (CV-6)||Yorktown-class aircraft carrier||12 May 1938||17 February 1947||Served with unparalleled distinction in World War II, the most awarded and decorated ship of that war. Scrapped, 1 July 1958 – May 1960.|
|USS Enterprise (CVN-65)||Enterprise-class aircraft carrier||25 November 1961||3 February 2017||World's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. As of 2012, the U.S. Navy's longest-serving combat vessel, and third-oldest commissioned vessel after USS Constitution and USS Pueblo. Inactive since December 2012, some scrapping started in 2013 prior to official decommissioning on 3 February 2017.|
|USS Enterprise (CVN-80)||Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier||Scheduled 2028||Announced by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.|
- USS Enterprise (BLDG 7115) – U.S. Navy training facility and simulator (2005–2011)
- USS Enterprise (disambiguation) – includes non-military ships, aircraft, and spacecraft named USS Enterprise
- HMS Enterprise – ships of the British Royal Navy named HMS Enterprise
- Enterprise (disambiguation) § Vessels – other vessels named Enterprise
- "The Legend of Enterprise". US Navy. Archived from the original on 1 March 2013.
- Newport News (25 January 2017). "USS Enterprise decommissioning set for Feb. 3". Dailypress.com. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
- Kelly, Erin; Green, Kevin (24 August 2017). "Crews cut first steel for next aircraft carrier Enterprise". WAVY.com.
Rear Adm. Brian Antonio said the ship is expected to be ready by 2028.
- "Navy's Next Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier to be Named Enterprise". 1 December 2012. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2012..