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 USS Midway (CV-41) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II.
Midway then sailed to San Diego where she was decommissioned at Naval Air Station North Island on 11 April 1992 in a ceremony in which the main speaker was Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney.
Homeported at Alameda, California, Midway began annual deployments with the 7th Fleet in 1958, and was on such duty in the South China Sea during the Laotian crisis of spring 1961. /wiki/USS_Midway_(CV-41)   (2288 words)

USS Midway at sea in the mid 80's before the Eisra in 86.
USS Midway in 1952 before the angle deck was added.
USS Midway at sea in the early 80's. /res83b3u/id16.html   (86 words) CV-41/U.S.S. Midway
The work that has gone into Midway as well as that still being done on a daily basis is a direct reflection of the hard work and professionalism of those that man her.
Midway served the interests of the United States from 1945 to 1991, sometimes enforcing U.S. policy, sometimes providing aid and comfort to those in need.
While primarily dedicated to Midway sailors, we are open to all members of the armed services for the purpose of finding and reuniting old friends.   (492 words)

 Carrier Air Group 2 (CVG-2) August 14, 1958 by Joe Lyons (Various 1/72)
The inspiration was a William Larkins photo (reference d and the title photo) taken from a San Francisco bridge on August 16, 1958 looking down on the flight deck of USS Midway (CV-41) as it departs for a Western Pacific Deployment.
The mid-‘50s CV air group had evolved in type functionality very little since the post-war air group had coalesced in the period 1945-1950.
Gull gray and anti-nuke flash white are the obvious manifestations of this preoccupation in the USN. /cvg2jl_1.htm   (1594 words)

 USN Ships--USS Midway (CVB-41, later CVA-41 and CV-41)
USS Midway, first of a three-ship class of 45,000-ton large aircraft carriers, was built at Newport News, Virginia, and commissioned in September 1945.
USS Midway was decommissioned in April 1992 and placed in the Reserve Fleet.
From February 1966 until mid-1970, Midway was again in shipyard hands, receiving an extensive modernization that included installation of a greatly enlarged flight deck. /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/cvb41.htm   (1021 words)

 Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - USS Midway
Midway guarded the underbelly of NATO in the Mediterranean at the dawn of the Cold War before transferring to the Pacific Fleet in the early 1950s.
Midway was the first Navy carrier to be homeported abroad, in Yokosuka, Japan.
Midway aviators shot down the first and last MiGs of the Vietnam War during multiple deployments to Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf. /ships/midway.htm   (173 words)

 USS Midway CV-41 - SDACM News
You are looking at the USS Midway as she began her historic journey back to San Diego, For 10 years we we have been waiting to tell you the news, USS Midway has weighed anchor in Bremerton, Washington and begun the journey to her old home in San Diego!!!!
Midway is completing her "port call" for exterior painting in Oakland and will be departing for San Diego the last week of December.
The captain of the tug towing Midway to San Diego estimates a 3 p.m. /midway/museum2.html   (7746 words)

He's researched the history of CV-41, interviewing more than 300 crewmen, from war-scarred "plankowners" who took USS Midway to sea in 1945 to the teenagers who launched F/A-18 Hornets in Desert Storm.
For the past 8 years, Scott McGaugh has played an active role in the campaign to bring the USS Midway to San Diego as a permanent museum, visitor attraction and education center.
A former newspaper publisher, for the past 17 years Scott has built successful public relations and advertising agencies in his hometown of San Diego. /author.html   (97 words)

 List of Related HomePages for USS Midway - CV 41
Dave Hodson USN: I was on the USS MIDWAY CVA 41 from June 1960 Dec of to 1963.
USS Midway 41, US Navy's Number One Carrier: Welcome to everyone visiting our USS Midway CV- 41 site, it is just one among many.
USS Midway CIC/Ops: For those that served in the combat information center (CIC) /HomePage/UnitPageListHomePages/1,13491,200200,00.html   (444 words) Midway Article
Midway is: An island in the Pacific Ocean : see Midway Atoll A battle in World War II fought on and around that island: see Battle of Midway A 1976 movie based on the events of this battle: see Midway...
A place in a circus where acts are performed: see Circus midway
A 1976 movie based on the events of this battle: see Midway (movie) /midway.html   (251 words)

 MRC - Ships Series - USS MIDWAY CV-41, Item: 7318, Plastic Model Kits/Ships
By the time the Midway was taken out of service in 1992, she was handling the Navy’s most modern multipurpose strike fighters.
The Midway was one of three Midway class carriers, (Midway, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Coral Sea).
Designed during WW II, the Midway was initially a platform for piston-driven propeller aircraft. /products/plasticModels/product.asp?ID=1114&Subcategory=Ships   (163 words)

The USS Midway OI Division Reunion Group is a social group that is comprised of CIC Officers, Radarmen, Operations Specialist and Electronics Warefare Technicians that served aboard the USS Midway at any time during the period of its commission.
We meet every two years at different locations throughout the country for enjoyment, companionship, recreation and to remember the "Good Old Days" aboard the USS Midway. /midwayoi/news.htm   (74 words)

 Navy Memoir Epilogue
Midway, last of her class and the first Pacific Fleet carrier to be decommissioned since the mid-1970s, when sixteen carriers were ushered out including the Oriskany and Bon Homme Richard, had passed from Active to Inactive.
The Midway subsequently was towed down the coast from Bremerton to Oakland, California, where she stayed a few months to receive safety and other preparations.
In June, incidentally a year after her on board calamity, Midway was given a day's notice to depart for the Republic of the Philippines full speed ahead. /~cpaige/24EPILOGUE.htm   (2630 words)

 USS Midway (CV-41)
Ok, this is a little history of the USS Midway, first of the three 45,000 ton CVB's started near the end of WWII, was commissioned on Navy Day, Oct. 27, 45'.
Midway's first major operation after shakedown was a exercise in the North Atlantic called Operation Frostbite.
The Battle of Midway marked a turning point in WWII and proved conclusively the potential of Naval aviation. /users/tep06/midway.html   (127 words)

 Special Nuclear Weapons Proceedures For U.S. Navy Ships Using Yokosuka
The nuclear-capable aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) homeported at Yokosuka between 1973 and the early 1990s had special nuclear weapons procedures due to the sensitivity of nuclear weapons in Japan.
'USS Midway is continously forward deployed to an area where political sensitivity precludes establishment of formal schools on, or inport training with special weapons.
The objective of the inspection was to evaluate and recertify MIDWAY's capability to perform assigned nuclear tasking. /archives/library/security/foia/nukepro.html   (445 words)

USS Midway (CV 41); USS Constellation (CV 64); USS Ranger (CV 61) ; USS Roosevelt (CVN 71)
USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) & USS Midway (CV 41)
; USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70); USS Nimitz (CVN 68) /centurion.htm   (212 words)

 Bulletin Board for USS Midway CV-41
I was looking for any photographs of people aboard the USS Midway CV-41 between June of 1977 through October 1979.
served on midway cv-41 from dec.1979 to dec.1981.
A Zippo solid brass belt buckle w/chromed finish with a shield bearing a wreath and sword, the MIDWAY carrier and the number 41. /HomePage/UnitPageBulletinBoard/1,13492,712743,00.html   (309 words)

 USS Midway Art Work: A Powerful Force For Freedom
First carrier with an armored flight deck, and the first ship too large to pass through the Panama Canal, USS Midway is one of three carriers started near the end of World War II.
USS Midway Art Work: A Powerful Force For Freedom
In September 1973, the men of Midway and Air Wing Five moved with their families to Yokosuka, Japan, setting a historical precedent as the first carrier team to be homeported overseas. /internik/pff/midway.html   (210 words)

 The Midway :: San Diego's Aircraft Carrier Museum - San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum
No carrier has the history or the crew to match the Midway.  A 47-year odyssey that spanned the end of WWII and Desert Storm, an odyssey in which more than 225,000 Americans took part.
It is based on more than 300 interviews of Midway crew dating back to 1945.
Enjoy visits to Midway year-round!  We now offer a variety of membership opportunities, ranging from individual to family.  And, check out the premium membership opportunities with unique benefits.   (113 words)

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 USS Merrick AKA 97 - US Navy - Korean War Project
Comments: I served on the USS MidwayCV-41 from Jan 89 to Oct 91.Of all the ships I've been on.This one was the best damn command I"ve ever been on.I was in R-div I've lost three very close friends back in 1990.
Comments: To the Old Midway crew there is a get together in the planning some where in the midwest later on this year.
Comments: Served aboard the Midway from mid'46 late '48 Was photo mate in V3 or OI division. /html/units/navy/uss_midway.htm   (2200 words)

 USS Midway (CV-41) - Wikimedia Commons
USS Midway (CV-41) is an aircraft carrier launched in 1945 and as of 2005 a museum ship in San Diego.
Browse categories: United States Navy aircraft carriers /wiki/USS_Midway_(CV-41)   (45 words)

 Bulletin Board for USS Midway - CV 41
I served on the USS Midway from 1977-79
It is hard to walk the decks of the Midway, now and not think about all of the wonderful guys who have strolled...
I served as Guard chief on the Midway from 1979 to March 1981 My name is SGT Huffman. /HomePage/UnitPageBulletinBoard/1,13492,200200,00.html   (254 words)

 USS Midway CV-41 4 1/2" Patch
Please enjoy a USS Midway CV-41 4 1/2" Patch.
It is manufactured by the same company that supplies the United States armed forces and is of the highest quality.
Item is usually shipped with 2-4 business days. /ussmidcv412p.html   (37 words)

 Midway's Hangar: The Restoration Facility for the USS MIDWAY museum - Home Page
These aircraft will be displayed on the USS Midway (CV-41), which is now one of San Diego's newest waterfront attractions.
For an overview of the Midway Museum project, please visit the official USS Midway website at
This website was created for the purpose of keeping interested parties up-to-date on the aircraft restoration efforts underway at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum's restoration facility at NAS North Island (San Diego, California). /midwayhangar/home.htm   (210 words)

 San Diego, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the home port of the largest naval fleet in the world, including two Navy supercarriers (the USS Nimitz and the USS Ronald Reagan) five amphibious assault ships, several Los Angeles-class submarines, and many smaller ships.
Several Navy vessels have been named USS San Diego in honor of the city.
San Diego is also known as the "birthplace of naval aviation," though Pensacola, Florida makes a rival claim. /wiki/San_Diego,_California   (3351 words)

 USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)
His first aviation tour was with VA 97 in Lemoore, California, flying A-7Es on board USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) and USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70).
His command tour included one overseas deployment on board USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) in 1994-1995.
His first sea duty was on board USS HORNE (CG 30), based in San Diego, California, in which he completed two deployments to the Western Pacific. /history/co_bios/hejl.htm   (322 words)

 Midway Joes Navy
This web site is all US Navy and especially directed at my ship the USS MIDWAY CVA-41.
good photographs of the Midway, various aircraft, other ships that operated with her and

 A trip to the USS Midway: CV-41
It represents all who served onboard or were dependants of those who did and were the spirit of the USS Midway and created MIDWAY MAGIC! > A trip to the USS Midway /photos/uss_midway/1000009_img.html   (33 words)

 Articles - Cruiser (warship)
CVA/CVAN were redesignated CV/CVN (although USS Midway (CV-41) and USS Coral Sea (CV-43) never embarked anti-submarine squadrons).
In the years since the launch of USS Ticonderoga in 1981 the class has received a number of upgrades that have dramatically improved their capabilities for anti-submarine and land attack (using the Tomahawk missile), and today the name is not mis-applied at all.
From the 1950s to the 1970s, US Navy "cruisers" were large vessels equipped with heavy offensive missiles (including the Regulus nuclear cruise missile) for wide-ranging combat against land-based and sea-based targets. /articles/Guided_missile_cruiser   (1845 words)

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