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The Early Attack Carriers

By: Scot Macdonald

...States had in com- mission seven aircraft carriers and one escort carrier. USS Langley, the ex- perimental ship officially classed as CV-1, had been a... ...tons in aircraft carriers was authorized. This per- mitted the building of USS Hornet (CV-8) and USS Essex (CV-9). On June 14, 1940, another increase ... ...gh.” Additional tonnage was authorized December 23, 1941 and July 9, 1942. USS ESSEX (CV-9) was first of a series of early attack aircraft carriers of... ...re ordered and were to become the Hornet, Franklin, Ticonderoga, Randolph, Lexington, Bunker Hill, Wasp and Hancock, CV-12 through -19, respectively. ... ...er Hill, Wasp and Hancock, CV-12 through -19, respectively. Re- use of the Lexington, Wasp and Hornet names was in line with the Navy’s intent to carr... ...tent to carry on the tradi- tions of the fighting predecessors: Lcxington (CV-2) was lost in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942; Wasp (CV-7) was ... ...a, Okinawa, and Third Fleet operations against Japan in 1945. the Hancock, Lexington (CV-16) was Cabot, Wasp (CV-18) was Oriskany, and Hancock (CV-19)... ...f the 13 originally pro- grammed CV-9 class aircraft carriers, Bennington (CV-20) and Boxer (CV- 21), were ordered on Dec. 15, 1941. In drawing up the... ...ommodations aboard each for 360 officers and 3088 enlisted men. Except for CV-2 and CV-3, Lex- ington and Saratoga, the power plants were increased ov...

...Excerpt: At the outbreak of World War II, the United States had in commission seven aircraft carriers and one escort carrier. USS Langley, the experimental ship officially classed as CV-1, had been assigned to duty as a seaplane tender on September 15, 1936. After the abrogation by Japan from disarmament treaties, the U.S. took a realistic look at i...

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USS Lexington (CV-2)

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... Name: USS Lexington Namesake: ... ... Name: USS Lexington Namesake: ... ... Namesake: Battle of Lexington Ordered: ... ... Identification: Hull number: CC-1, then CV-2 Nickname: ... ... Class & type: Lexington-class aircraft carrier ... ... 1 Aircraft catapult USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed "Lady Lex",[1] was an early aircraft carrie... ... 1 Aircraft catapult USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed "Lady Lex",[1] was an early aircraft carrier built for the... ... 1942.[71] On 17 February 1943, her successor was formally commissioned as USS Lexington (CV-16), which served as the flagship of Task Force 58 (TF 58... ... Anderson, Richard M.; Baker, Arthur D. III (1977). "CV-2 Lex and CV-3 Sara". Warship International (Toledo, OH: International N...

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All Hands; March 1977: Volume 56, Issue 656

By: Navy Department; Bureau of Navigation

..., functions and roles of the Navy today 8 SAILORS AND KIDS GO TOGETHER USS Worden's "Sailor-to-Orphan" program 10 YOUR PROGRAMS IN CONGRESS T... ...te in charitable activities when vis- iting overseas ports, the men of USS Worden (CG 18) recently demon- strated what enthusiastic participat... ... attacked. Open fire. SOS SOS SOS.” Lieutenant Commander Roy C. Smith in USS Noa, acting on his own initiative, tdd his gunnery officer, “Well, ... ...Taylor Watson, Box 13A, McDaniel, Md. 21647, for information. 0 USS Lexington (CV-2) - 24th reunion May 11-14, 1977, at Long Beach, Calif... ...son, Box 13A, McDaniel, Md. 21647, for information. 0 USS Lexington (CV-2) - 24th reunion May 11-14, 1977, at Long Beach, Calif., for crew...

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USS Lexington

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... In the United States Navy: USS Lexington (1776), a brigantine acquired in 1776 and captured ... ... In the United States Navy: USS Lexington (1776), a brigantine acquired in 1776 and captured in 1777 ... ... brigantine acquired in 1776 and captured in 1777 USS Lexington (1825), a sloop-of-war in commission from 1826–1830... ...ne acquired in 1776 and captured in 1777 USS Lexington (1825), a sloop-of-war in commission from 1826–1830 and 1831... ...of-war in commission from 1826–1830 and 1831–1855 USS Lexington (1861), a timberclad gunboat in commission from 186... ... commission from 1826–1830 and 1831–1855 USS Lexington (1861), a timberclad gunboat in commission from 1861–1865 ... ... Lexington (CC-1), a Lexington-class battlecruiser, converted to CV-2 in 1922 USS Lexington (CV-2), a Lex...

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Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications : 1964 (October - December)

By: United States. Superintendent of Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. United States Government Publications, a Monthly Catalog; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Monthly Catalog, United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of the United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of Publications Issued by the Government of the United States

...unty area of western Kentucky ; [prepared by Spindle- top Research Center, Lexington, Ky.]. Aug. 1964. xii+[201] p. il. 4° * Paper, $1.00. • Item 130-... ...* Paper, 50c. (AD 435560). 1S865 6074. Submarine atmosphere studies aboard USS Sculpin [with lists of refer- ences; by] M. E. Umstead, W. D. Smith, an... ..., application of strong line absorption law 18742 submarine studies aboard USS Scul- pin 18865 Atmospheric entry : mass addition In stagnation re- gio... ...sh 18678 Lewis and Clark Trail Commission, establish, reports 17622, 17846 Lexington, Mass., flag of U.S., display, report 17516 Lezberg, Erwin A., op... ... and waters, agree- ment 1S975 Swedish ports and waters, agree- ment 18976 USS Sculpin, submarine atmosphere studies 18865 Nuclear reactions, tables o... ...tis, Va.) D 117.8/2: (nos.) 20854 64-.S. Personnel restraint system study, CV-2 DeHavilland Caribou, crash injury evaluation [with list of references]... ...eriel procurement for Army Air Forces. World War II, special studies 20462 CV-2 Dellavilland Caribou, person- nel restraint system study 20854 earning... ..., aerodynamic data 20571 Aircnift accidents, crash injury inves- tigation, CV-2 DeHavilland Caribou 20854 Aircraft engines, see Engines (air- craft). ... ...7)-335 by Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.] * (Price upon application.) 20956 63-38. Color removal from...

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USS Lexington (CV-16)

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...ton (CV-16) USS Lexington underway in the 1960s. ... ...(CV-16) USS Lexington underway in the 1960s. ... ... Name: USS Lexington Namesake: ... ... Name: USS Lexington Namesake: ... ... Namesake: Battle of Lexington Builder: ... ... Status: Museum Ship at the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas ... ... Cabot, word arrived during construction that the USS Lexington (CV-2) had been lost in the Battle of the Coral Sea. She was renamed while u... ...y Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass. In May 1942, USS Lexington (CV-2), which had been built in the same shipyard two decades earlier, was s...

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The Rise and Fall of an American Army U. S. Ground Forces in Vietnam 1965-1973

By: Shelby L. Stanton

... rain across the harbor. An armada of warships clustered around the flagship USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7) disgorging tank-laden boats and amphibious tra... ...to sea, Marine-crammed landing utility craft backed out the well deck of the USS Cabildo (LSD-16), their dirty exhaust fumes mixing with salt spray to... ...in to help, along with naval gunfire. The six-inch guns of the light cruiser USS Galveston (CLG-3) carefully measured but direct shots, each blast lig... ...ASTIFF (Boi Loi Woods) 3 - MALLET 4 - UNIONTOWN 5- ABILENE 6- BIRMINGHAM 7 - LEXINGTON III (Rung Sat Special 8 - EL PASO I and II Zone) 9 - ATTLEBORO ... ... and managed to whisk them away to safety. Three resupply drops were made by CV-2 Caribou aircraft, but the parachutes drifted both inside and outside... ...; Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, After Action Report: Operation LEXINGTON III, OACSFOR-OT-RD 66X151; 1st Infantry Division, Operational R... ...LAM SON 207, 256 LAM SON 216, 261 LAM SON 246, 263 LAM SON 719, 136, 351-356 LEXINGTON III, 100, 101 MAC ARTHUR, 168, 171-178 MALLET, 99 MALHEUR I and...

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USS Jarvis (DD-393)

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...arge tracks USS Jarvis (DD-393), a Bagley-class destroyer, was the 2nd ship of the Unit... ...rted, Jarvis returned the 29th to resume ASW patrols. While operating with Lexington (CV-2) and her screening cruisers, Jarvis rescued 182 survivors o... ...s returned the 29th to resume ASW patrols. While operating with Lexington (CV-2) and her screening cruisers, Jarvis rescued 182 survivors of the stric... ... External links Jarvisnavsource.org: USS Jarvishazegray.org: USS ...

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The Rise and Fall of an American Army U. S. Ground Forces in Vietnam 1965-1973

By: Shelby L. Stanton

... rain across the harbor. An armada of warships clustered around the flagship USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7) disgorging tank-laden boats and amphibious tra... ...to sea, Marine-crammed landing utility craft backed out the well deck of the USS Cabildo (LSD-16), their dirty exhaust fumes mixing with salt spray to... ...in to help, along with naval gunfire. The six-inch guns of the light cruiser USS Galveston (CLG-3) carefully measured but direct shots, each blast lig... ...ASTIFF (Boi Loi Woods) 3 - MALLET 4 - UNIONTOWN 5- ABILENE 6- BIRMINGHAM 7 - LEXINGTON III (Rung Sat Special 8 - EL PASO I and II Zone) 9 - ATTLEBORO ... ... and managed to whisk them away to safety. Three resupply drops were made by CV-2 Caribou aircraft, but the parachutes drifted both inside and outside... ...; Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, After Action Report: Operation LEXINGTON III, OACSFOR-OT-RD 66X151; 1st Infantry Division, Operational R... ...LAM SON 207, 256 LAM SON 216, 261 LAM SON 246, 263 LAM SON 719, 136, 351-356 LEXINGTON III, 100, 101 MAC ARTHUR, 168, 171-178 MALLET, 99 MALHEUR I and...

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USS Flusser (DD-368)

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... The fourth USS Flusser (DD-368) was a Mahan-class destroyer in the United States Navy ... ...tions with ships of all types, and on 5 December 1941 put to sea screening Lexington (CV-2). Thus away from base at the time of the Japanese attack on... ...ships of all types, and on 5 December 1941 put to sea screening Lexington (CV-2). Thus away from base at the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harb...

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Langley, Lex and Sara

By: Scot Macdonald

... DIEGO harbor January 1933, U.S. Navy’s first the recent past. At right is USS Constitution. “Old Ironsides” was aircraft carrier, USS Langley, provid... ...n ardent advocate of the development of carriers. A VE-7 AIRCRAFT lands on USS Langley in May 1927, using longitudinal wires on fiddle bridges for an ... ...919; she went into the yard for conversion March 1920, and was commissiond USS Langley (CV-1) on March 20, 1922, at Norfolk, Va. DOUGLAS TORPEDO bombe... ... the Langley— about 6 knots. “When [pilots are] flying off and CREW OF USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) line up for admiral's inspection coast. Total accommadtion... ...y— about 6 knots. “When [pilots are] flying off and CREW OF USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) line up for admiral's inspection coast. Total accommadtions on board ... ...off the California enlisted men. She was fourth U.S. Navy ship to be named Lexington. 18 NAVAL AVIATION NEWS on, both life boats will be lowered to r... ...l ob- servers that they recommended the completion of USS Saratoga and USS Lexington be speeded up. There was an urgency related to these tests. Alrea... ...onversion. These converted battle cruisers were to be- come USS Lexington (CV-2) and USS Saratoga (CV-3). At first, the U.S. Navy contem- plated the c...

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USS Saratoga (CV-3)

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... Name: USS Saratoga Namesake: ... ... Class & type: Lexington-class aircraft carrier ... ... 1 Aircraft catapult USS Saratoga (CV-3) was a Lexington-class aircraft carrier built for the Un... ...ft catapult USS Saratoga (CV-3) was a Lexington-class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy during th... ... to the Pacific Fleet for her entire career. Saratoga and her sister ship, Lexington, were used to develop and refine carrier tactics in a series of a... ... of Pearl Harbor on 11 January 1942, was heading towards a rendezvous with USS Enterprise when she was hit by a torpedo fired by the Japanese submarin... ... Anderson, Richard M.; Baker, Arthur D. III (1977). "CV-2 Lex and CV-3 Sara". Warship International (Toledo, OH: International N...

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Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications : Cumulative Index 1961-1965 (Volume 2, L-Z)

By: United States. Superintendent of Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. United States Government Publications, a Monthly Catalog; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Monthly Catalog, United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of the United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of Publications Issued by the Government of the United States

...962) 13157 Lexicography, statistics and automation, USSR study (1964) 8850 Lexington, Ky.: Blue Grass Field, weather observations, hourly, summary, de... ...g, 1960, census tracts, standard metropolitan statistical area (1962) 2221 Lexington, Mass., flag of U.S., display, reports (1964) 17516; (1965) 19255... ...n, Mass., flag of U.S., display, reports (1964) 17516; (1965) 19255, 19468 Lexington, Mich.: harbor construction, engineer report- departmental editio... ...964) 4977 discusses problems of biologv and medicine, all-Union conference USS"R (1965) 11165 dosimetry by radiophotoluminescence and thermoluminescen... ...ry operations and mu- tual security programs overseas, report (1961) 19147 USS Canopus, disposal of, agreement (1963) 1537 veterans hospitalization, e... ...Geneva, Switzerland, elaboration (1964) 15261 President Kennedy's visit to USS Observa- tion Island to observe Polaris firing, Nov. 16, 1963, photogra... ...que for making (1964) 20545 CH-47 Vertol Chinook, studies (1964) 21905-906 CV-2 DeHavilland Caribou, study (1964) 20854 for thoracic roentgenographic ...

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USS Phelps (DD-360)

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...d as part of the destroyer screen for Task Force 11, including the carrier Lexington (CV-2), in an attack in the Huon Gulf off Lae and in an attack o... ...f the destroyer screen for Task Force 11, including the carrier Lexington (CV-2), in an attack in the Huon Gulf off Lae and in an attack on Salamaua,... ...arch 1942. During the Battle of the Coral Sea beginning on 8 May, when the Lexington and the USS Yorktown diverged to avoid enemy attacks, the Phelps ... ...the Battle of the Coral Sea beginning on 8 May, when the Lexington and the USS Yorktown diverged to avoid enemy attacks, the Phelps stayed with the Yo... ...ktown. The Phelps emerged from the battle with no casualties, but when the Lexington was seriously damaged, she helped to prevent enemy capture of the...

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Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications : Cumulative Index 1961 - 1965 (Volume 1, A-K)

By: United States. Superintendent of Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. United States Government Publications, a Monthly Catalog; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Monthly Catalog, United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of the United States Public Documents; United States. Superintendent of Documents. Catalogue of Publications Issued by the Government of the United States

... (1964) 19764 Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts In- stitute of Technology, Lexington, Mass., GAO report (1965) 6299 unnecessary packaging costs incurr... ...1) 14700, 16695 current industrial reports (1961) 2989, 8504; (1962) 11075 CV-2 DeHavilland Caribou, personnel re- straint system study (1964) 20854 d... ...s variations in lower ther- mosphere (1963) 16772 submarine studies aboard USS Sculpin (1964) 18865 sun relationship changes, possible cause, USSR stu... ...55 foreign trade regulations of Australia (1964) 867 Black, Douglas F. B., Lexington linrjestone (Middle Ordovician) of central Kentucky (1965) 19662 ... ..., hearing (1964) 21206 operation, amend act, hearings (1962) 13524 Concord-Lexington Battle Road, see Boston National Historic Sites Commission. Concr... ... (1963) 11349 CH-47 Vertol Chinook, crash injury evalu- ation (1964) 21905 CV-2 DeHavilland Caribou (1964) 20854 UH-IA and UH-IB Bell Iroquois helicop...

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USS Monssen (DD-436)

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Carriers from the Keel

By: Scot Macdonald

...its allotted tonnage, the United States had already consumed 66,000 in the Lexington and Saratoga. Only 69,000 tons remained for future construction. ... ...art of some Naval Avia- NAVAL AVIATION NEWS ——. OPERATING WITH THE FLEET, USS Ranger had 14,500-ton displace- stern. On deck are parked Vought scout ... ...ant roles, even if they were not of a size approaching that of the giants, USS Lexington and USS Saratoga. Such considerations were in the genesis of... ...oles, even if they were not of a size approaching that of the giants, USS Lexington and USS Saratoga. Such considerations were in the genesis of CV-4... ...ned TWO-SEATER Vought O3U-3 Corsairs, such as the one above, operated from USS Ranger. FIRST LANDING on CV-4 was made June ’34 by LCdr. A.C. Davis; H.... ... fact that the general concept could not benefit from ex- periences of the Lexington and Sara- toga, the two ships did comment on plans for the Ranger... ...further forward, if there is any possible way of doing so. Experi- ence on CV-2 and CV-3 has shown that it is impossible to do any work requiring prec...

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USS Gwin (DD-433)

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Flattops in the War Games

By: Scot Macdonald

...the first four games lacked. Fleet Problem peared in the annual war games, USS Langley (CV-1) provided actual V was conducted off California. It provi... ... consisting of two Sopwitb Camels and [a Sopwith] 1½ Strutter on board the USS Texas under the command of LCdr. E. O. McConnell, USN.” The Air Detachm... ...riers because of unavailability of the real thing; (2) the period when the USS Langley, a converted collier, joined the games as the only aircraft car... ...m, the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet, recommended that the Sara- toga and Lexington be completed as quickly as possible. He also urged that steps be ... ...o be a factor in the game. A detachment from the Blue force, including the Lexington, transited to the Pacific side before Black force could launch a ... ...two days before the problem was to end, the main Blue force, including the Lexington, came upon Black’s Striking force. Black’s Battleship Di- vision ... ...cribing in detail the evolution of aircraft carriers. * * * USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) as she appeared in January 1928, a month after that year, she entered...

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USS Cummings (DD-365)

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...et training, and served as plane guard for the carriers Yorktown (CV-5) and Lexington (CV-2) . When the security patrol was begun on the west coast... ..., and served as plane guard for the carriers Yorktown (CV-5) and Lexington (CV-2) . When the security patrol was begun on the west coast in 1940, C...

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Air Power's Gordian Knot : Centralized Versus Organic Control

By: Stephen J. Mcnamara

...VY AND MARINE EXPERIENCE 49 NAVY AND MARINE EXPERIENCE 50 In the ensuing Battle of the Coral Sea, the SS Lexington and SS Yorktown groups ... ...rategic victory by turning back the invasion fleet, it suffered a tactical defeat by losing the Neosho, Sims, and Lexington. 8 (Only one small Japa... .... Fletcher s ca rriers to the Coral Sea, the power of the concentrated fleet might have prevented the loss of the Lexington and led to a decisive vi... ...earch and rescue to the Army. 22 As part of the agreement, the Army sur- VIETNAM 101 rendered control of its CV-2 Caribou and CV-7 Buffalo tran... ... Sam Nunn agreed that all of the following incidents were exacerbated by interservice rivalry: (1) seizure of the USS Pueblo in 1968 (aircraft from ... ...eater, Military Review 71, no. 9 (September 1991): 4. 10. Vice Adm Stanley R. Arthur commanded NAVCENT from the USS Blue Ridge and had a represen... ... A-36: 27 AC-130: 126, 144-45 AH-1: 101 Apache: 129 AV-8B: 151 B-29: 54, 76, 79 B-52: 105, 110, 126 CV-2: 101 CV- 7: 101 F-15: 145...

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USS Worden (DD-352)

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Defense Industry Vol. 3 No1

By: U.S. Department of Defense

...Kecrulnry of Dofcnac (Comiitrollor). Urn nnvnl duties have Includod tours in USS Dccnlur DD836 and an Itudffct and Control Officer on the stuff of the... ...illamette Iron & Steel Co., Portland, Ore. 32,431,000. Overhaul of the oiler USS Cacajion (AQ-52). Portland, Industrial Manager, 13th Naval Dist. Newp... ... Vn. $1,000,000. Overhaul nnd refueling of the ballistic missile sub- marine USS Lafayette (SSBN-GIG). New- port News. Naval Ship Systems Command. Aer... ...n air support mission responsibilities within the combat theater, the Army's CV-2 Caribou transports (redesignated the C-7A) have now been transferred... ...e concerned with the development of a new aircraft to replace eventually the CV-2 (Cari- bou) and similar small transports. The $2 million requested i... ...unition Plant, KinRHport, Tenn. En- gineer Dist., Mobile, Ala. Raytheon Co., Lexington, Mass. 84,013,020. Retrofit kits for the Hawk missile system. A... ...ssile modifi- cation kits. Sunnyvale. Special Projects Ollice. Raytheon Co., Lexington, Mass. S1,B05,027. Additional service model dual radar sets. No... ...ts. Lnwndale, Calif. Army Missile Com- mand, Hii"tsvillo. Ala. Raytheon Co,, Lexington, Maaa. ?1,204,160 Mnintonnnce and modiiication of spucial tooli...

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USS Farragut (DD-348)

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... escort duty. On 15 April 1942, Farragut sortied from Pearl Harbor with the Lexington (CV-2) task force, bound for the Coral Sea and a rendezvou... ...y. On 15 April 1942, Farragut sortied from Pearl Harbor with the Lexington (CV-2) task force, bound for the Coral Sea and a rendezvous with the ...

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Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine : Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force

By: Robert Frank Futrell

...al grounds . As signed on 6 April 1966, the Army transferred the operational CV-2 Caribou and test quantity CV-7 Buffalo fixed-wing transports to the ... ...greement personally worked out between them whereby the Army transferred the CV-2 Caribou and the CV-7 Buffalo to the Air Force which became responsib... ...eOtherArmsRace, eds. GeoffreyKemp, Robert L . Pfaltzgroff, Sr., Uri Ra'anan (Lexington, Mass . : Lexington Books, 1975), 79-81; Senate, Department ofD... ...p studied 10 large and small crises: Middle East War (1967) ; sinking of the USS Liberty(1967) ; capture oftheUSSPueblo (1968) ;MiddleEastWar (1973) ;... ...nits . During the CombatFox airlift to Korea, incident to the seizure of the USS Pueblo by North Koreans in January 1968, 5 of the 19 Air Force Reserv... ...features of CRAF ; in the crisis period immediately following capture of the USS Pueblo, the carriers were asked to volunteer more expansion airlift t... ...5,668 C-141A: 122, 654 C-141B : 654, 663, 665 CH-47 Chinook : 189 CH-53: 653 CV-2 Caribou : 312-13, 518 . See also Caribou CV-7 Buffalo : 313, 518 C-X...

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Index of World War II articles (U)

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...USNS Sgt. George D Keathley (T-APC-117) # USNS Twin Falls (T-AGM-11) # USS Aaron Ward (DD-483) # USS Aaron Ward (DM-34) # USS Abarenda (IX-131... ...ron Ward (DD-483) # USS Aaron Ward (DM-34) # USS Abarenda (IX-131) # USS Abatan (AW-4) # USS Abbot (DD-629) # USS Abele (AN-58) # USS Aber... ... USS Abbot (DD-629) # USS Abele (AN-58) # USS Abercrombie (DE-343) # USS Abilene (PF-58) # USS Ability (AFDL-7) # USS Ability (PYc-28) # U... ...-397) # USS Benham (DD-796) # USS Bennett (DD-473) # USS Bennington (CV-20) # USS Bennion (DD-662) # USS Benson (DD-421) # USS Benton Coun... ...87) # USS Bowie (APA-137) # USS Bowman County (LST-391) # USS Boxer (CV-21) # USS Boyd (DD-544) # USS Boyle (DD-600) # USS Bracken (APA-64... ...evy (DE-162) # USS Lewis (DE-535) # USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675) # USS Lexington (CV-16) # USS Lexington (CV-2) # USS Leyte (ARG-8) # USS Li... ...# USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675) # USS Lexington (CV-16) # USS Lexington (CV-2) # USS Leyte (ARG-8) # USS Liberator (AMc-87) # USS Liberty (PY ...

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The Paths of Heaven the Evolution of Airpower Theory

By: Phillip S. Meilinger

...rcraft carriers certainly could, and by the end of the decade the Langley, Lexington, and Saratoga were in commission. Although surface seamen still d... ...cles reiterated this suggestion, even hailing the building of the carriers Lexington and Saratoga as a step forward for naval aviation. 43 This attit... ...ce would not appear quickly and that the creation of big carriers like the Lexington and Saratoga posed a threat to unification. The Navy was becoming... ...e part, naval air theory was formed in the decade after the great carriers USS Lexington and USS Saratoga came on-line at the end of 1927. That is pre... ...n had been Adm William A. Moffett’s skipper when Moffett served aboard the USS Chicago in the 1890s). 3 Furthermore, it was convinced that, for the U... ...his increased sharply after the great ships Saratoga (CV-3) and Lexington (CV-2) came on-line late in 1927. No doubt, Navy people endlessly fought and... .... Those “flattops” under construction were close to double the size of the USS Ranger—the first American carrier designed as such from the keel up. Th...

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CC1

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...ubmarines CC-1, an initial designation for the hull that became USS Lexington (CV-2) Sport ... ...rines CC-1, an initial designation for the hull that became USS Lexington (CV-2) Sport ... ... CC-1, an initial designation for the hull that became USS Lexington (CV-2) Sport ...

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Staff Ride Handbook for the Attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941: A Study of Defending America

By: Jeffrey J. Gudmens

.......................................................................21 19. USS Lexington, CV-2 .......................................................... ...................................................................21 19. USS Lexington, CV-2 .............................................................. ........................................................21 19. USS Lexington, CV-2 ......................................................................... .......................................................................22 20. USS Saratoga, CV-3 ........................................................... .......................................................................22 21. USS Enterprise, CV-6 ......................................................... ...h was a converted collier. The United States added two more carriers, the Lexington and Saratoga, in the 1920s by converting battle cruisers that we... ...3,000 tons Maximum speed: 34 knots Crew: 2,111 Aircraft: 81 Figure 19. USS Lexington, CV-2. Naval Historical Center Naval Historical Center Figure 20.... ...Maximum speed: 34 knots Crew: 2,111 Aircraft: 81 Figure 19. USS Lexington, CV-2. Naval Historical Center Naval Historical Center Figure 20. USS Sarato...

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Frederick C. Sherman

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... Commands held USS Lexington (CV-2) Fifth Fleet ... ... Commands held USS Lexington (CV-2) Fifth Fleet ... ... Commands held USS Lexington (CV-2) Fifth Fleet ...

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Defeanse Industry Bulletin Vol2 No1

By: U.S. Department Ofdefeanse

...edo, 2% -ton trucks. South Bel Purpose Vehicle Project M Mich. Raytheon Co., Lexington, 1 Development of self-pr modification to the HAW* Bedford, Mas... ...r- row and Shrike missiles. McGregor. Bureau of Naval Weapons. Raytheon Co., Lexington, Mass. i3,716,636. Airborne radar sets for the Navy and Air For... ...Repair Co., San Francisco. $1,776,000. Activation of the tank land- ing shin USS HUNTERDON COUNTY (LST-838). San Francisco. Industrial Manager, Twelft... ...ns, Todd Shipyards, Seattle, Wash, $3,883,000, Activation of ammunition ship USS VIRGO (AE-30). Seattle. Thirteenth Naval District. Willlamctte Iron &... ...on & Steel Corp., Portland, Ore. $3,784,000. Activation of ammuni- tion ship USS CHARA (AE-31). Port- limd. Thirteenth Naval District. New York Shipbu... ...S MEEKER COUNTY (LST-B80). Baltimore. Fourth Navnl District. Raytheon Corp., Lexington, Mass, $4,260,- 830. Guidance and control systems for SIDEWINDE... ...Service in a joint, decision released April 16. /i'he Army will transfer its CV-2 Caribou and CV--7 liitll'alo aircraft to the Air Force and the Air F... ...operational need, the joint or unified commander is authorized to attach the CV-2, OV--7 and CV.,li>;i type aircraft, to Army corps, division, or subo... ...ake-offs with C-13Q cargo aircraft while the board flew mis- sions involving CV-2 and OV-1 aircraft. The experimental material is intended for use in ...

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Howard R. Healy

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Aeronautics and Astronautics : An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960

By: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

...S. Saratoga (CV-3) was placed in commission by the Navy. December 14: U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) was placed in commission. During 1927: Air Corps sponsor... ... (CV-3) was placed in commission by the Navy. December 14: U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) was placed in commission. During 1927: Air Corps sponsored devel- o... ... of 150 hours 40 minutes 15 seconds. January 23-21: Modern aircraft carriers Lexington and Saratoga participated in fleet exercises for the first time... ...0 miles from Wallops Station, : Navy 173-foot-diameter balloon launched from USS Valley Forge east of Puerto Rico, carrying 1,630-pound pay- load to r... ... outer space. Ur. John 1*. Ilagen was named as Director of OUNC. January 80: USS Valhy Forge launched second cosmic ray research balloon south of Puer... ... SO, 1949: U.S. Navy launched first polyethelene SKYHOOK balloons from ship, USS Saipan off the coast of Cuba, in a series of 12 flights. November S, ...

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Charles Wilson Dyson

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...ed machinery for naval vessels of all types, including Saratoga (CV-3) and Lexington (CV-2). He wrote extensively for technical magazines and revised ... ...y for naval vessels of all types, including Saratoga (CV-3) and Lexington (CV-2). He wrote extensively for technical magazines and revised Durand's tr... ...30. Namesake In 1942, the destroyer USS Dyson (DD-572) was named in his honor. References ...

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Business Screen Magazine : Vol. 26-27

...scripts begin with . . .STANFORD SOBEL 103 PARK AVENUF NEW YORK CITY 10017 LExington 21450 • A/C o - DUMBER 1 • VOLUME 26 • 1965 \-\ IMiOGRAMS OF THE... ... c. Institutt of Visual Communications. Inc. Williom J. Gam, Pr«tid«nt 420 Lexington Avtnu* Ntw York, N. Y. 10017 IE 2-1510 [hJMBER 1 • VOLUME 26 • 19... ...Graw-HiU). * 114 Wllliom J. Ganz, Company, Inc. (A Division of I.V.C.) 420 Lexington .\venue. New York, N.Y. 100 Phone: LExington 2-1510 AC 212 (See c... ...on mp Test Stand (Ordnance Center & School); ' Delivery of Personnel front CV-2 Aircraft ,S. Army A\iation School): untitled film series I scientific ... ...hotography unit by the noted Edward lis tour he saw duty aircraft carriers USS Enterprise. Wasp and n. While on the York- ;w a combat mission ;he Japa...

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William Henry Lansing

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...He joined the regular United States Navy on 8 May 1934 and was assigned to Lexington (CV-2) in August. In December 1941, Aviation Machinist Mate First... ...he regular United States Navy on 8 May 1934 and was assigned to Lexington (CV-2) in August. In December 1941, Aviation Machinist Mate First Class Lans... ...lantly gave up his life in the service of his country. USS Lansing (DE-388) was named in his honor. This artic...

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Clark Franklin Rinehart

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... to the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ... ...the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ... ...ir Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ... ...iled to return 8 May 1942. Namesake USS Rinehart (DE-196) was named in Lt. Rinehart's honor. The ship was laid ... ... to the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ... ...the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ... ...ir Station, Pensacola, Florida; Bombing Squadron 2 on board USS Lexington (CV-2); and Fighting Squadron 2 again on board Lexington. ...

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Lex

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...) Places Short for Lexington, Kentucky Short for Lexington Avenue (Ma... ...ng surface LEX, IATA code for Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky Other uses ... ...d Kingdom See also USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed the "Lady Lex", a U.S. Navy aircraft carrie... ...ngdom See also USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed the "Lady Lex", a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier su... ... See also USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed the "Lady Lex", a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier sunk in World...

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