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  Aircraft Carrier Photo Index: USS HORNET (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12) underway in January 1944 during her shakedown in the Atlantic, before Air Group 15 came aboard.
USS Hornet (CV-12) recovering an SB2C Helldiver from VB-2, June 1944.
The USS Hornet was the first Essex-class carrier to be painted in dazzled paint (November 29, 1943) and one of the last to have it painted out (July 1945).
www.navsource.org /archives/02/12.htm   (1822 words)

  
 USS Hornet (CV 12)
The USS HORNET underwent SCB-27A modernization at the New York Naval Shipyard from 1951-1952, and was subsequently redesignated as CVA 12 on October 1, 1952.
HORNET, basing from Eniwetok in the Marshalls, raided enemy installations ranging from Guam to the Bonins then turned her attention to the Palaus, throughout the Philippine Sea, and to enemy bases on Okinawa and Formosa.
HORNET was the recovery carrier for the Apollo 11 moon mission during which astronauts Neil Armstrong, and Edwin Aldrin Jr., landed on and walked on the moon in July 1969.
navysite.de /cv/cv12.htm   (1517 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Hornet (CV-12, later CVA-12 & CVS-12)
USS Hornet, an 27,100-ton Essex class aircraft carrier, was built at Newport News, Virginia.
Hornet's raids continued through the rest of the year, with the attacks moving further west to support the capture of the Palaus and the recovery of the Philippines.
Hornet continued her operations in the Okinawa and Japan areas until her flight deck was damaged in a typhoon in early June, generating a trip back to the U.S. for repairs and an overhaul.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-h/cv12.htm   (1211 words)

  
 USS Hornet (CV 12)
The USS HORNET underwent SCB-27A modernization at the New York Naval Shipyard from 1951-1952, and was subsequently redesignated as CVA 12 on October 1, 1952.
USS HORNET is caught in a howling typhoon which collapses some 25 feet of her forward flight deck.
HORNET was the recovery carrier for the Apollo 11 moon mission during which astronauts Neil Armstrong, and Edwin Aldrin Jr., landed on and walked on the moon in July 1969.
www.united-states-navy.com /cv/cv12.htm   (1517 words)

  
 USS Hornet (CV-12) - Definition, explanation
Hornet, basing from Eniwetok in the Marshalls, raided enemy installations ranging from Guam to the Bonins, then turned her attention to the Palaus, throughout the Philippine Sea, and to enemy bases on Okinawa and Formosa.
Hornet earned seven battle stars for her service in World War II, and was one of nine carriers to be awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.
In 1991, Hornet was designated a National Historic Landmark, and on 17 October 1998, she was recommissioned and opened to the public as an aircraft carrier museum in Alameda, California.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/u/us/uss_hornet__cv_12_.php   (1665 words)

  
 THE USS HORNET MUSEUM’S ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
The USS Hornet Museum’s Oral History Project (the Project) has been in existence for over two years, and in that time has faced a number of challenges, such as lack of funding and staffing.
USS Hornet, CV-12, which was built at Newport News Shipbuilding, was commissioned in 1943.
By showing the human side of Hornet and her missions, the public would be able to relate to her in a more personal way.
www.battleshipnc.com /6mhc/jsmith.htm   (2394 words)

  
 USS HORNET CV-12 CVA-12 CVS-12 by Dwayne Miles
The Hornet Museum continues to rely on general museum membership dues, corporate donations, individual benefactors and the support of the Hornet Association to remain the premiere naval aviation exhibit in northern California.
You can order a 1/24 scale die cast model of this truck or you can purchase an F-18 Hornet with your name on it that will be displayed on the truck during the race from http://store.yahoo.com/shaneriffelracing-store/noname.html All procedes will go to the USS Hornet Museum.
The USS HORNET Museum is looking for any photos taken during the trip from Long Beach to Bremerton for the decommissioning in 1970, and even some in Bremerton.
www.cva-12.com /hornet.html   (1779 words)

  
 USS Hornet CV-12   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She was sent out to support the cold war, Vietnam, and to recover the crews of Apollo 11 and Apollo 12.
Hornet is docked at Alameda Point, a name given to the former Alameda Naval Air Station.
Expert guides, including people who served on the Hornet, guide the below decks tours, giving information on how the systems work, what daily life is like on the ship, and stories from her colorful past.
www.visi.com /~jweeks/carriers/hornet.html   (422 words)

  
 USS Hornet CV-12
The eighth Hornet (CV-12) was launched 30 August 1943 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va.; sponsored by Mrs.Frank M. Rnox, wife of the Secretary of the Navy, and commissioned 29 November1943, Oaptain Miles M. Browning in command.
Hornet, basing from Eniwetok in the Marshalls, raided enemy installationsranging from Guam ~to the Bonins, then turned her attention to the Palaus,throughout the Philippine Sea, and to enemy bases on Okinawa and Formosa.Her aircraft gave direct support to the troops invading Leyte 20 October1944.
Hornet helped cover the evacuation of Vietnamese from the Communist controllednorth to freedom in South Vietnam, then ranged from Japan to Formosa, Okinawa,and the Philippines in readiness training with the 7th fleet.
www.historycentral.com /Navy/CV12Hornet.html   (1028 words)

  
 Pictures
The USS New Jersey is on the left and the Japanese battleship Nagato is on the right.
The USS Lexington CVA 16 underway in 1956.
The USS Lexington was the first United States naval ship to have women as a part of the ships crew (1980).
www.usslexingtoncv16.org /blueghostpic.htm   (327 words)

  
 USS Hornet -- Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Located in Alameda, California, the USS Hornet (CV-12) was part of a wartime buildup of U.S. carrier forces in a war that demonstrated the vital role of naval aviation.
The USS Hornet and its air groups were credited with shooting down 688 planes, destroying another 742 aircraft on the ground, sinking a carrier, cruiser, 42 cargo ships and 10 destroyers and assisting in the sinking of the Japanese battleship Yamato.
The USS Hornet's exceptional career was capped with the recovery of the Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 astronauts at the end of these missions.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/aviation/hor.htm   (684 words)

  
 Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - USS Hornet
The veteran Essex-class carrier USS Hornet (CV-12, CVA-12, CVS-12) is the eighth and most distinguished namesake in a long line of U.S. Navy warships with proud naval histories, beginning with the first Hornet in 1775.
The eighth Hornet (CV-12) had an extraordinary combat record in WW II, engaging the enemy in the Pacific in March 1944, just 21 months after the laying of her keel and the shortest shakedown cruise in Navy history (2 weeks).
USS Hornet is a National Historic Landmark and a State Historical Landmark.
www.hnsa.org /ships/hornet.htm   (434 words)

  
 USS Hornet - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
The USS Hornet (NCC-45231) was a Federation starship in service during the late 24th century.
In 2368, the Hornet was part of the task force that blockaded the Klingon-Romulan border during the Klingon Civil War.
Furthermore, the latter Hornet was the ship that recovered the crew of Apollo 11 on their return from the first manned lunar landing in 1969.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/USS_Hornet   (391 words)

  
 USS Hornet (CV-12) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The seventh Hornet (CV-8) was sunk in the Battle of Santa Cruz on 26 October 1942, and the CV-12 hull was renamed Hornet (the name Kearsarge is still stamped into her keel plate).
In 1991, Hornet was designated a National Historic Landmark, and on 17 October 1998, she was opened to the public as an aircraft carrier museum at the former Alameda Naval Air Station in Alameda, California.
The Hornet is also said to be one of the most haunted warships in the American Navy, with numerous reports of supernatural events occurring onboard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Hornet_(CV-12)   (1723 words)

  
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Hornet participated in raids against the Caroline Island, Tinian and Saipan, before engaging in the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June 1944.
Hornet and her air group continued to be busy of the over the following months, participating in the Battle of Leyte Gulf and attacking shipping and airfields in support of the continuing liberation of the Philippines.
The war ended for Hornet when twenty-five feet of her forward flight deck was wrecked in a Typhoon in early June, 1945.
www.modelwarships.com /features/ships/hornet_museum/hornet_museum.htm   (1025 words)

  
 The Carrier Project - CV-8 USS Hornet
Although the patrol is sunk by the cruiser CL-43 USS Nashville, she has time to radio a warning.
SBD "Dauntless" dive bombers from USS Hornet (CV-8) approaching the burning Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma to make the third set of attacks on her, during the early afternoon of 6 June 1942.
Mikuma had been hit earlier by strikes from Hornet and USS Enterprise (CV-6), leaving her dead in the water and fatally damaged.
home.grandecom.net /~cvproj/cv08.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Haunted Bay - USS Hornet
The eighth USS Hornet, the one currently docked in Alameda, was commissioned in 1943 at the height of the war in the Pacific.
The USS Hornet has the dubious honor for having the highest suicide rate in the Navy.
Golemac describes the spirits of the Hornet as cohesive and positive, and they are making themselves known because they want the restoration work to continue and they want their stories to be told.
www.hauntedbay.com /features/usshornet.shtml   (1276 words)

  
 WWII Francis Hart
When he was finally able to enlist he was to board the USS Hornet CV-12, one of the most prized ships in the US Navy, and become a part of the Pacific Theater.
The second version of the Hornet (the USS Hornet CV-12) was launched on August 30, 1943 ten months after the first Hornet had been sunk.
Bluementhal, a sailor on the Hornet CV-12, says in his compilation, “In the battle of the Philippine sea, the Hornet was so well protected by her fighters that not a single bogey of the more then 400 which attacked, penetrated the task group screen.
nhs.needham.k12.ma.us /cur/wwII/05/p7-05/brooke-rfh-p7-3-05/WWII_Francis_Hart.html   (1155 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers - USS Hornet (CV 12)
The eighth Hornet (CV-12) was launched 30 August 1943 by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va.; sponsored by Mrs.
Hornet recommissioned 20 March 1951, then sailed from San Francisco for the New York Naval Shipyard where she decommissioned 12 May 1951 for conversion to an attack aircraft carrier (CVA-12).
However, the old carrier was saved from the scrap heap by the efforts of historically-minded citizens and was donated to The Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation for use as a museum at Alameda, Calif., on 26 May 1998.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/histories/cv12-hornet/cv12-hornet.html   (1280 words)

  
 DANFS: Hornet (CV-12)
The eighth Hornet (CV-12) was launched 30 August 1943 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va.; sponsored by Mrs.
After lending air support to protect the invasion beaches in New Guinea, she conducted massive aerial raids against Japanese bases in the Caroline Islands and prepared to support the amphibious assault for the occupation of the Marianas Islands.
She returned to San Francisco 12 December 1954, trained out of San Diego, then sailed 4 May 1955 to join the 7th fleet in the Far East.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USN/ships/dafs/CV/cv12.html   (1109 words)

  
 USS Hornet (CV-12) - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Hornet earned nine battle stars for her service in World War II, and was one of nine carriers to be awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.
In June 1946, Hornet was decommissioned, but on 11 September 1953, she was recommissioned as an attack carrier (CVA-12).
In 1991, Hornet (CVS-12) was designated a National Historic Landmark, and on 17 October 1998, she was recommissioned and opened to the public as an aircraft carrier museum in Alameda, California.
www.music.us /education/U/USS-Hornet-(CV-12).htm   (672 words)

  
 Baptism by Fire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
USS Lexington (CV 2) was at sea about 425 miles southeast of Midway toward which she was headed to deliver a Marine Scout Bombing Squadron.
Hornet's mission was kept an official secret for a year.
The Japanese attack on Midway was met by a greatly outnumbered U.S. carrier force composed of Task Force 17 with USS Yorktown (CV 5) and Task Force 16 with USS Hornet (CV 8) and USS Enterprise (CV 6).
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/STUDENTS/MillerJ/Baptism.htm   (670 words)

  
 Welcome to the USS HORNET MUSEUM
The USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier museum, on the shores of Alameda Point, California, offers a wide variety of attractions, activities and a link to our proud history.
The only Aircraft Carrier museum on the west coast, featuring several historic aircraft
Our exhibit of Apollo 11, Apollo 12, Moon Program and NASA memorabillia.
www.uss-hornet.org   (74 words)

  
 Canoe, Hunt, Fish, and Fly, by Otter: December 2005
The USS Hornet is a name that has proudly been borne by US Navy ships since 1775.
USS Hornet CV-8, an aircraft carrier, was the platform from which Lt.
USS Hornet CV-12, also an aircraft carrier, flawlessly recovered the astronauts from the Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 Lunar Missions.
flythebush.blogspot.com /2005_12_01_flythebush_archive.html   (8122 words)

  
 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk  Aircraft Carrier Exhibit, Pictures, Stories.
The USS Kitty Hawk holds about 85 airplanes, more than 6000 military personnel, it carriers as much as 1.2 million pounds of conventional weapons, it has trucks, fairly large boats for the captain and the admiral, it can travel more than 32 knots and is one of most feared military machines in the world.
The USS Kitty Hawk's length is 1062.5 feet (323.8 meters), its Flight Deck Width is 252 feet (76.8 meters) Width at sea level is 130 feet (39 meters).
The USS Kitty Hawk is a long way right now from the state that gave it its name, but a Wilmington banker wants to give it a home here after it's retired.
www.yellowairplane.com /USS_Kitty_Hawk.htm   (1608 words)

  
 USS Fletcher DDE-445 chronology for 1954   (Site not responding. Last check: )
U.S.S Fletcher (DDE 445) with CDR Claude S. Farmer as Commanding Officer was berthed at Mike One in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, T. outboard of U.S.S. O’Bannon (DDE 450) as the year began 1 Jan, 1954.
USS Radford DDE 4446 came alongside Fletcher for personnel transfer, then USS Stembel DD644 came alongside to port for personnel transfer.
Detached with Carpenter and Radford to refuel from USS Coolant AO53.
www.ussfletcher.org /1954.html   (5544 words)

  
 USS Hornet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
USS Hornet (CV-12/CVA-12/CVS-12), Essex-class fleet aircraft carrier, eighth United States ship to bear the name.
Hornet's two bow catapults, the landing area, and a gorgeous view of the San Francisco Bay can be found here.
Hornet's decks are numbered beginning with the hangar deck (first deck), with numbers increasing as one proceeds below toward the waterline.
www.webcom.com /~amraam/cv12-home.htm   (610 words)

  
 The History of the USS Cabot - CVL-28
He then disposed the four carrier task groups 12 miles apart from one another and pulled out the battleships from each group to form a fifth group 15 miles to the west, in case the enemy should bring its ships within engagement range of surface ships.
On 18 Sept., the USS Cushing (DD 717) came alongside the starboard quarter to transfer Lt. (jg) E. HOEY and Ens.
Our 12 planes got 14 in all on the flight." In the Battle of the Eastern Philippines, DRISCOLL shot down one of the 27 attacking Japanese carrier planes which were destroyed by his squadron during the day.
www.mcallen.lib.tx.us /books/cabot/cab03_05.htm   (12039 words)

  
 USS HORNET : Welcome
HORNET bombers credited with sinking Japanese carrier SHOKAKU and damaging another carrier and cruiser.
Following a brief stop in the Philippines, HORNET returned to the West Coast for repairs.
For the BELLEAU WOOD, it was for heroism in the Pacific area from September 18, 1943, to August 15, 1945; for the CABOT, from January 29, 1944, to April 8, 1945; for the ESSEX, August 31, 1943 to August 15, 1945; for the HORNET, March 29, 1944, to June 10, 1945.
www.uss-hornet.org /history/ships_logcv-12.html   (1075 words)

  
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Aircraft assigned to USS Bunker Hill were identified with a vertical arrow on the tail.
USS Hornet had two fighter squadrons/ At least one was probably equipped with F6F's, which had two bomb racks and six rocket rails.
USS Essex had been completed with catapults, which were installed during this refit at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.
vt17.com /index.html   (1380 words)

  
 The Fast Carriers
USS Randolph (CV-15) alongside a repair ship at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 13 March 1945, showing damage to her after flight deck resulting from a "Kamikaze" hit on 11 March.
USS Wasp (CV-18) at sea in the western Pacific, 6 August 1945.
Island of the USS Hancock (CV-19) looms in background as crewmen move rockets to planes, while preparing for strikes on Formosa, 12 October 1944.
history.sandiego.edu /gen/WW2Timeline/Pacific06c.html   (898 words)

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