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The Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) docked along the San Francisco waterfront. The Bonhomme Richard was named in honor of John Paul Jones' frigage which he had named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. The Bonhomme Richard's keel was laid down on April 18, 1995, she was launched on March 14, 1997, delivered to the Navy on  May 12 of 1998, and commissioned on August 15, 1998.