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                                  UNITED STATES
                        SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              Washington D.C. 20549


                                   SCHEDULE 13G


                    UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                                (AMENDMENT NO. __)*

                              USinternetworking, Inc.
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                                 (Name of Issuer)

                           Common Stock, $.001 Par Value
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                           (Title of Class of Securities)

                                     917311805
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                                   (CUSIP Number)

                                   NOT APPLICABLE
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               (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which
this Schedule is filed:

          / / Rule 13d-1(b)

          / / Rule 13d-1(c)

          /X/ Rule 13d-1(d)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which
would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section
of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however,
see the Notes).


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CUSIP No. 917311805                    13G                          Page 2 of 9
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 (1) NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS.
     I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY).

     J.H. Whitney III, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (IRS
     Identification No. 06-1503280), the sole general partner of which is J.H.
     Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company.
     The members of J.H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C. are Michael C.
     Brooks, Peter M. Castleman, Joseph D. Carrabino, Jr., James H. Fordyce,
     Jeffrey R. Jay, William Laverack, Jr., Daniel J. O'Brien and Michael R.
     Stone.
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(2) CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INTRUCTIONS)
                                                          (a)  / /

                                                          (b)  /X/
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(3) SEC USE ONLY

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(4) CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

     A Delaware limited partnership. The sole general partner is a Delaware
     limited liability company whose members are individuals who are United
     States citizens.
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                           (5) SOLE VOTING POWER
                               8,718,487 shares of Common Stock
     Number of             --------------------------------------------------
      Shares               (6) SHARED VOTING POWER
   Beneficially                -0-
     Owned By              ---------------------------------------------------
       Each                (7) SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     Reporting                 8,718,487 shares of Common Stock
      Person               --------------------------------------------------
       With                (8) SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                               -0-
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 (9) AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
     8,718,487 shares of Common Stock
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(10) CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE
     INSTRUCTIONS)                                                     /X/
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(11) PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                                      14.3%
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(12) TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
            PN
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CUSIP No.CUSIP No. 917311805           13G                          Page 3 of 9


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 (1) NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS.
     I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY).

     Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership
     (IRS Identification No. 06-1503276), the sole general partner of which is
     J.H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability
     company. The members of J.H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C. are
     Michael C. Brooks, Peter M. Castleman, Joseph D. Carrabino, Jr.,
     James H. Fordyce, Jeffrey R. Jay, William Laverack, Jr., Daniel J. O'Brien
     and Michael R. Stone.
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(2) CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INTRUCTIONS)
                                                          (a)  / /

                                                          (b)  /X/
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(3) SEC USE ONLY

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(4) CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

     A Delaware limited partnership. The sole general partner is a Delaware
     limited liability company whose members are individuals who are United
     States citizens.
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                           (5) SOLE VOTING POWER
                               210,084 shares of Common Stock
     Number of             --------------------------------------------------
      Shares               (6) SHARED VOTING POWER
   Beneficially                -0-
     Owned By              ---------------------------------------------------
       Each                (7) SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     Reporting                 210,084 shares of Common Stock
      Person               --------------------------------------------------
       With                (8) SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                               -0-
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 (9) AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
     210,084 shares of Common Stock
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(10) CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE
     INSTRUCTIONS)                                                         /X/
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(11) PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                                           0.3%
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(12) TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONs)
            PN
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CUSIP No. 917311805                      13G                        Page 4 of 9

Item 1.

             (a) Name of Issuer:

                        USinternetworking, Inc.

             (b) Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

                        One USi Plaza
                        Anapolis, M.D. 21401-7478

Item 2.
             (a) Name of Person Filing:


                (i) J.H. Whitney III, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership.
The name of the general partner of J.H. Whitney III, L.P. is J.H. Whitney
Equity Partners III, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, whose
business address is 177 Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06901. The names and
business address of the members of J.H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C.
are as follows: Michael C. Brooks, Peter M. Castleman, Joseph D. Carrabino,
Jr., James H. Fordyce, Jeffrey R. Jay, William Laverack, Jr., Daniel J.
O'Brien and Michael R. Stone, the business address of each of whom is 177
Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06901.

                (ii) Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P. is a Delaware limited
partnership. The name of the general partner of Whitney Strategic Partners
III, L.P. is J.H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C., a Delaware limited
liability company, whose business address is 177 Broad Street, Stamford, CT
06901. The names and business address of the members of J.H. Whitney Equity
Partners III, L.L.C. are as follows: Michael C. Brooks, Peter M. Castleman,
Joseph D. Carrabino, Jr., James H. Fordyce, Jeffrey R. Jay, William Laverack,
Jr., Daniel J. O'Brien and Michael R. Stone, the business address of each of
whom is 177 Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06901.

             (b) Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:

                (i) J.H. Whitney III, L.P.
                    177 Broad Street
                    Stamford, CT 06901

                (ii) Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.
                     177 Broad Street
                     Stamford, CT 06901

             (c) Citizenship:

                (i) J.H. Whitney III, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership.
Its general partner is a Delaware limited liability company. All of the
individual members of the general partner are citizens of the United States.

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CUSIP No. 917311805                    13G                          Page 5 of 9

                 (ii) Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P. is a Delaware
limited partnership. Its general partner is a Delaware limited liability
company. All of the individual members of the general partner are citizens of
the United States.

              (d) Title of Class of Securities:

                     Common Stock

              (e) CUSIP Number:

                     917311805

Item 3. IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-1(b), OR 13d-2(b) OR
        (c), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

        (a) / / Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the
                Act (15 U.S.C.78o)

        (b) / / Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

        (c) / / Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the
                Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

        (d) / / Investment company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the
                Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

        (e) / / An investment adviser in accordance
                with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

        (f) / / An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance
                with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

        (g) / / A parent holding company or control person in accordance
                with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

         (h) / / A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the
                 Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

         (i) / / A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an
                 investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment
                 Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C.80a-3);

         (j) / / Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

         If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c), check
         this box. / /

Item 4. Ownership.

         The following information is provided as of December 31, 1999:

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CUSIP No. 917311805                   13G                           Page 6 of 9

         (a) Amount beneficially owned:

               (i) J.H. Whitney III, L.P. is the beneficial owner of

                   8,718,487 shares.(1)

              (ii) Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P. is the beneficial owner

                   of 210,084 shares.(1)

         (b) Percent of class:

              (i) 14.3% for J. H. Whitney III, L.P.; and

              (ii) 0.3% for Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.

         (c) Number of shares as to which the person has:

              (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:

                  8,718,487 shares for J.H. Whitney III, L.P.; and

                  210,084 shares for Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.

              (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:

                   0 shares for J. H. Whitney III, L.P.; and

                   0 shares for Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.

              (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

                    8,718,487 shares for J.H. Whitney III, L.P.; and

                    210,084 shares for Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.

              (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

                   0 shares for J. H. Whitney III, L.P.; and

                   0 shares for Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.

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         (1) The figures for the amounts beneficially owned by
J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P. do not
include 7,500 shares of Common Stock issuable upon the exercise of the
options held by Michael C. Brooks, a member of J.H. Whitney Equity Partners
III, L.L.C., the general partner of J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney
Strategic Partners III, L.P. J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic
Partners III, L.P. disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares of Common
Stock issuable upon the exercise of the options held by Michael C. Brooks. On
January 4, 2000, J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic Partners III,
L.P. distributed 435,920 and 10,504 shares of common stock, respectively, to
their partners. Each of J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic Partners
III, L.P. disclaims the existence of a group with respect to the Common Stock
of the issuer, and each disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of
Common Stock owned by the other.

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CUSIP No. 917311805                    13G                          Page 7 of 9

Item 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS.

         Not applicable


Item 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON.

         No other person has the right to receive or the power to direct the
receipt of dividends from, or proceeds from the sale of, the securities owned
by J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic Partners III, L.P.


Item 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE
        SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY.

         Not applicable


Item 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP.

         Not applicable.


Item 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP.

         Not applicable.


Item 10. CERTIFICATION.

         Not applicable.

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CUSIP No. 917311805                    13G                          Page 8 of 9


                                    SIGNATURE

        After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and
belief, each of J.H. Whitney III, L.P. and Whitney Strategic Partners III,
L.P. certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true,
complete and correct.

                                  February 14, 2000
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                                          Date


                                  J.H. WHITNEY III, L.P.

                                  By: J. H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C.

                                  By: /s/ Daniel J. O'Brien
                                     ------------------------------------------
                                      Daniel J. O'Brien
                                      Managing Member



                                  WHITNEY STRATEGIC PARTNERS III, L.P.

                                  By: J. H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C.

                                  By: /s/ Daniel J. O'Brien
                                     ------------------------------------------
                                      Daniel J. O'Brien
                                      Managing Member



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CUSIP No. 917311805                   13G                           Page 9 of 9

                                                                      Exhibit A


                            JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

        In accordance with Rule 13d-1 under the Securities and Exchange Act of
1934, as amended, the undersigned hereby agree to the joint filing on behalf
of each of them on a statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto)
with respect to the Common Stock, $.001 par value per share, of
Usinternetworking, Inc. and that this Agreement be included as an Exhibit to
such joint filing.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned hereby execute this Agreement this 14th day
of February, 2000.




                                  J.H. WHITNEY III, L.P.

                                  By: J. H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C.

                                  By: /s/ Daniel J. O'Brien
                                     ------------------------------------------
                                      Daniel J. O'Brien
                                      Managing Member



                                  WHITNEY STRATEGIC PARTNERS III, L.P.

                                  By: J. H. Whitney Equity Partners III, L.L.C.

                                  By: /s/ Daniel J. O'Brien
                                     ------------------------------------------
                                      Daniel J. O'Brien
                                      Managing Member




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