USS Yorktown

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USS Yorktown American aircraft carrier Yorktown (USS Yorktown damaged by Japanese bombers during the battle of Midway June Photo taken from American heavy cruiser Astoria (USS Astoria group キリ Us Navy Aircraft, Navy Aircraft Carrier, Naval History, Military History, Yamaguchi, American Aircraft Carriers, Uss Yorktown, Historia Universal, Heavy Cruiser

USS Yorktown (CV-5)

American aircraft carrier Yorktown (USS Yorktown (CV-5), damaged by Japanese bombers during the battle of Midway 0n 4th June 1942. Photo taken from American heavy cruiser Astoria (USS Astoria (CA-34).

The Apollo 8 Command Module on the deck of the USS Yorktown after being recovered on December twin boys were born Christmas Eve that year and I remember thinking someday they could be astronauts someday if they wanted to. Nasa Missions, Moon Missions, Apollo Missions, Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Moon Orbit, Nasa Moon, Uss Yorktown, Nasa History

The Apollo 8 Command Module on the deck of the USS Yorktown after being recovered on December 27, 1968

World War II: Battle of Midway - Smoke rises from the USS Yorktown after a Japanese bomber hit the aircraft carrier in the Battle of Midway on June Bursts from anti-aircraft fire fill the air. (AP Photo/U. Us Presidents Quiz, Uss Yorktown, Ww2 Pictures, Amazing Pictures, History Online, Pearl Harbor, Aircraft Carrier, Military History, Naval History

USS Yorktown (CV-5) under attack by Japanese planes during the Battle of Midway (1942)

Starboard side view of the aircraft carrier Yorktown with a Hellcat fighter on the flight deck above the athwartship hangar deck catapult. Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Military Aircraft, Grumman Aircraft, Grumman F6f Hellcat, Uss Yorktown, Pilot, Ww2 Planes

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View of a worn three-tone scheme Hellcat taken aboard USS Yorktown in late The small under the horizontal tail indicates a CAG's aircraft. Grumman Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Military Helicopter, Military Aircraft, Grumman F6f Hellcat, Uss Yorktown, Navy Carriers, Us Navy Aircraft

View of a worn three-tone scheme F6F-3 Hellcat taken aboard USS Yorktown (CV-10) in late 1943. The small "00" under the horizontal tail indicates a CAG's aircraft.

Starboard view of USS Yorktown island tower. lower deck hangers and gun mounts, gun tubs and directors - above, almost totally obscure USS Yorktown's island structure stack. American Aircraft Carriers, Uss Yorktown, Us Navy Ships, Naval History, United States Navy, Submarines, Water Crafts, Battleship, World War Two

Gun mounts, gun tubs and directors almost totally obscure USS Yorktown's (CV-10) stack. Note the two sailors at the top of the stack—they give a good idea of the height of the island structure.

USS Yorktown (CV view showing Curtiss “Helldiver” aircraft on deck, probably taken during the carrier qualifications of May Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Military Aircraft, Uss Yorktown, Flight Deck, Nose Art, Military Art, Battleship

USS Yorktown (CV 10), view showing Curtiss SB2C-1 “Helldiver” aircraft on deck, probably taken during the carrier qualifications of SB2C, May 1943.

WWII - torpedo bomber exploding in mid-air after a direct hit by a shell from carrier Yorktown, off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 December Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Naval History, Military History, Kamikaze Pilots, Uss Yorktown, Imperial Japanese Navy, Foto Real

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A Japanese torpedo bomber explodes after a direct hit by a 5 inch shell from USS Yorktown,Dec. 4,1943.

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USS Yorktown Launched

USS Yorktown (CV 10) was christened and launched on January 21, 1943 at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company. Eleanor Roosevelt was the ship's sponsor, and also the sponsor of the previous USS Yorktown (CV 5), which was lost in the Battle of Midway in 1942. The text accompanying the photo is from a newspaper account of the christening. USS Yorktown (CV 10) was commissioned on April 15, 1943. For more information about USS Yorktown (CV 10), visit…