*  USS Sable (IX-81) - Wikipedia
USS Sable (IX-81) was a training ship of the United States Navy during World War II. Originally built as the passenger ship ... "Sable". Dictionary of American Navy Fighting Ships. Retrieved 19 July 2009. "Convert Lakes Ship Into Aircraft Carrier". The ... "PADDLEWHEEL AIRCRAFT CARRIERS" (PDF). p. 7. Retrieved 26 July 2015. "Well-Known Great Lakes Steamer Enters Service As Training ... Other benefits by using her for training were that an active duty combat ship would not have to be used for training and with ...
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*  Courageous-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia
... was the first multi-ship class of aircraft carriers to serve with the Royal Navy. The three ships-Furious, Courageous and ... She became a training carrier in December 1938 when Ark Royal joined the Home Fleet and continued on that duty until the start ... Gibraltar and Malta before refitting in the United States. She ferried aircraft to Malta as part of the Malta Convoys during ... of existing ships could be converted into aircraft carriers, and the Royal Navy decided to use the Courageous-class ships due ...
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*  USS Hornet (CV-12) - Wikipedia
List of aircraft carriers List of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy Smolinski, Mike. "USS Hornet CV-12". Nav Source ... On 11 September 1953, she was recommissioned as an attack carrier. The ship then trained in the Caribbean Sea before departure ... The aircraft carrier was donated to the Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation on 26 May 1998. On 17 October 1998, she was opened ... USS Hornet (CV/CVA/CVS-12) is a United States Navy aircraft carrier of the Essex class. Construction started in August 1942. ...
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*  Italian aircraft carrier Aquila - Wikipedia
By 1940, she was designated an aircraft transport/training ship and functioned as a seaplane tender for Italian capital ships. ... "War Without Aircraft Carriers". United States Naval Institute Proceedings. Brown, David (1977). WWII Fact Files: Aircraft ... began exploring the use of ship-borne aircraft by converting the merchant ship Città di Messina into the twin-catapult-equipped ... Italian aircraft carrier Sparviero Chesneau, p. 152 Sadkovich, p. 3 Sadkovich, p. 4 Pantelleria: the Black Pearl of the Med ...
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*  USS Wolverine - Wikipedia
... a training aircraft carrier in commission from 1942 to 1945. ... Two ships of the United States Navy have been named USS ... The name refers either to the mammal itself or the Wolverine State, a nickname for the state of Michigan. USS Wolverine (IX-31 ...
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*  Edmund Ernest García - Wikipedia
He worked on various aircraft carriers until 1941, when the United States entered World War II. In February 1942, Garcia ... Two planes were shot down and two damaged while only one ship in the convoy was damaged. The convoy arrived at Bizerte on April ... Garcia received addition training in various military institutions which included the Torpedo School of San Diego, California. ... Biography portal World War II portal Puerto Rico portal United States Navy portal Hispanic Admirals in the United States Navy ...
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*  USS Monterey (CVL-26) - Wikipedia
... was an Independence-class light aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, in service during World War II and used in training ... The ship's crew was able to contain the fire, and the ship got underway again. Monterey arrived Bremerton, Washington for ... Monterey was relieved as training carrier by Saipan, which had previously served at Pensacola as training carrier between 1946 ... where she operated for the next 4 years under the Naval Training Command, training thousands of naval aviation cadets, student ...
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*  Japanese aircraft carrier Hōshō - Wikipedia
... instead in the Inland Sea conducting training or possibly in Hiroshima Bay. Tully states that on 26 July 1945 the ship ... The two ships provided carrier landing training and served as target ships for torpedo training. In January 1944, Hōshō was ... was the world's first commissioned ship that was designed and built as an aircraft carrier, and the first aircraft carrier of ... and the ship was reclassified as an aircraft carrier. The ship's hull was based on that of a large cruiser and she was given a ...
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*  USS Satterlee (DD-626) - Wikipedia
USS Satterlee (DD-626) was a Gleaves-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She is the second Navy ship ... She also provided escort for the aircraft carriers Saratoga, Hancock, and Wasp during night and day flight operations off ... Satterlee returned to the east coast in October 1944 for training at Casco Bay. In January and February 1945, she escorted the ... Satterlee escorted the British aircraft carrier, HMS Victorious, from the Western Seaboard to the Atlantic coast, where the new ...
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*  William Abercrombie - Wikipedia
Comprising part of the air group of the aircraft carrier Hornet (CV-8), VT-1 trained under its veteran commanding officer ... United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. ... Thus after months of training and patrols, the squadron had yet to carry out a torpedo attack on enemy ships. Late in May, ... when it was divided into two groups-one that remained ship-based under Waldron, one that traveled to the Grumman aircraft plant ...
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*  Taijiro Aoki - Wikipedia
Aoki was made the captain of the aircraft carrier Akagi. He was in command of ship at the time of her sinking at the battle of ... He subsequently served as commandant of the naval aviation training schools at Yokosuka and Tsuchiura. On 25 April 1942, ... Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute. ISBN 978-1-59114-219-5. ... and attempted to go down with his ship until being forcibly removed by his crew. After the battle, he applied to enter the ...
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*  USS Wolverine (IX-64) - Wikipedia
In 1941, prior to the beginning of World War II, the need to be able to train pilots in aircraft carrier takeoffs and landings ... USS Wolverine (IX-64) was a training ship used by the United States Navy during World War II. She was originally named the ... Commander Richard F. Whitehead made the initial proposal of converting lake steamers into training aircraft carriers but his ... Landing aircraft on calm days became another problem for the carriers. Both carriers couldn't generate sufficient speed to meet ...
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*  Beverly W. Reid - Wikipedia
Reid reported on board the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-2) on 28 November 1935, and remained in that ship for over two ... Biography portal United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval ... Reporting to Naval Air Station Pensacola at Pensacola, Florida, on 25 March 1938 for flight training as a naval aviation pilot ... Having been advanced to the rate of aviation machinist's mate first class by that point, he was transferred to aircraft carrier ...
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*  HMS Furious (47) - Wikipedia
Furious was used extensively for trials of naval aircraft and later as a training carrier once the new armoured carriers like ... While later refitting in the United States, the ship was fitted with a maximum of 22 manually operated automatic 20-millimetre ... ISBN 1-86019-875-9. Friedman, Norman (1988). British Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of the Ships and Their Aircraft. Annapolis ... Furious and the escort carrier Searcher attacked shipping in the vicinity of Kristiansund and sank the ore carrier Almora and ...
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*  Henry W. Tucker - Wikipedia
... were attacked by three waves of Japanese carrier planes after the Japanese mistook Neosho for an aircraft carrier and Sims for ... United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. ... He enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve on 24 June 1941 and, after being trained as a pharmacist's mate, reported to the ... Sims was sunk and Neosho so severely damaged that her commanding officer ordered all hands to prepare to abandon ship. Many of ...
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*  USS Portland (CA-33) - Wikipedia
... after Dive-Bombers from carriers Yorktown and Enterprise had sunk three Japanese carriers, aircraft from Japanese carrier Hiryū ... USS Portland (CL/CA-33), the lead ship of her class of cruiser, was the first ship of the United States Navy named after the ... Cruiser Division 5 and later in the United States Pacific Fleet conducting peacetime training and a number of goodwill missions ... en route to Midway Atoll as part of a carrier group escorting aircraft carrier Lexington. From December 1941 to 1 May 1942, she ...
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*  William W. Creamer - Wikipedia
United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. ... As a Douglas TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 8 operating off the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) ... Enlisting in the United States Naval Reserve in December 1939, he completed flight training, and was commissioned as an ensign ... was a United States Navy officer who received the Navy Cross posthumously for his actions in combat during World War II. ...
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*  Earl V. Johnson - Wikipedia
... attacking Japanese shipping in Tulagi Harbor and aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea. Lieutenant Johnson was lost in aerial ... He enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve on 31 August 1937, and began naval aviation training the next year. He reported ... Biography portal United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval ... He was detached from the squadron in March 1942 and assigned to the ship's company. During the Battle of the Coral Sea, he flew ...
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*  USS Pompano (SS-181) - Wikipedia
USS Pompano (SS-181), a United States Porpoise-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for ... devoted mainly to reconnoitering the eastern Marshall Islands for an aircraft carrier strike in January. Aircraft from ... In the years preceding World War II, Pompano operated out of Mare Island off the West Coast of the United States, training her ... an aircraft carrier, identified as Shokaku. Pompano fired six torpedoes at long range 4,000 yd (3,700 m), and was credited with ...
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*  Richard S. Bull - Wikipedia
United States Navy portal This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. ... Reporting for duty as a fighter pilot on board Lexington (CV-2) on 27 December 1941, he participated in aircraft carrier ... Graduating from the United States Naval Academy, he was commissioned ensign on 4 June 1936. Trained as a naval aviator in 1938- ... Richard S. Bull should not be confused with Richard Bull (1914-1942), also a naval aviator. ...
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*  USS Schroeder (DD-501) - Wikipedia
On 16 and 17 February, the carriers launched attacks against airfields, aircraft factories, and shipping in the Tokyo area. The ... was a ship of the United States Navy, named for Rear Admiral Seaton Schroeder (1849-1922). Entering service in 1943, the ship ... On 1 March, she sailed to the New Hebrides Islands where she participated in more training exercises. On 20 March, Schroeder ... provided escort for two separate aircraft carriers making shakedown cruises to the Caribbean and a convoy of merchant ships ...
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*  USS Ranger (CV-4) - Wikipedia
USS Ranger (CV-4) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier ... On 3 January 1944, Ranger became a training carrier out of Quonset Point, Rhode Island. This duty was interrupted on 20 April ... What became Ranger was to be the first purpose-built aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. The carrier cost 15.2 million ... The ship was sold for scrap in 1947. Work began in 1925 on the design of a fourth aircraft carrier for the US Navy, as a follow ...
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*  USS Orca (AVP-49) - Wikipedia
... escorting th escort aircraft carrier USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE-70). Reporting to Commander, Naval Air Force, United States Seventh ... In 1962 she was loaned to Ethiopia, where she served in the Ethiopian Navy as the training ship Ethiopia (A-01) until 1991. She ... Jane's Fighting Ships, 1991-92, p. 172 Jane's Fighting Ships, 1992-93, p. 176 Jane's Fighting Ships, 1993-94, p. 185 Jane's ... is unattributed Jane's Fighting Ships, 1992-93, p. 176 Jane's Fighting Ships, 1993-94, p. 185 Jane's Fighting Ships, 1996-97, p ...
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*  USS Guest (DD-472) - Wikipedia
After shakedown training at Guantanamo Bay, Guest made a cruise to Trinidad with aircraft carrier Independence (CVL-22). This ... USS Guest (DD-472), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy named for Commodore John Guest (1822-1879 ... The ship served in the Brazilian Navy as Pará (D27). She was stricken in 1979. After decommissioning she was used during 1982 ... After amphibious assault training in the New Hebrides, she departed from Roi, in the Marshall Islands, 10 June 1944 for the ...
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*  Yorktown-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia
... withstand rougher weather in the Pacific while lack of virtually any protective features soon relegated her to a training ship ... The Yorktown class was a class of three aircraft carriers built for the United States Navy and completed shortly before World ... U.S. Aircraft Carriers, Normand Friedman pg. 57 ISBN 0-87021-739-9 U.S. Aircraft Carriers, Normand Friedman pg. 58-59 ISBN 0- ... Her planes helped sink the Japanese aircraft carrier Shōhō and damaged the carrier Shōkaku. Damaged by Japanese carrier ...
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