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  U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers - USS Randolph (CV 15)
Randolph's pilots estimated that, from 10 to 25 July they had destroyed 25 to 30 ships, ranging in size from small luggers to a 6,000-ton freighter, and had damaged 35 to 40 others.
Randolph was reclassified CVS-15 on 31 March 1959, and conducted ASW operations off the east coast throughout that year and the next, receiving her fourth Battle Efficiency "E" in a row in September 1960.
Randolph was placed out of commission, in reserve, berthed at Philadelphia, 13 February 1969, where she remained until 1 June 1973 when she was stricken from the Navy list.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/histories/cv15-randolph/cv15-randolph.html   (1230 words)

  
  USS Randolph (CV-15) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Randolph's pilots estimated that, from 10 to 25 July they had destroyed 25 to 30 ships, ranging in size from small (Small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails) luggers to a 6,000-ton (A cargo ship) freighter, and had damaged 35 to 40 others.
Randolph was placed out of commission, in reserve, 25 February 1948, and berthed at (The largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania) Philadelphia.
Randolph was reclassified CVS-15 on 31 March 1959, and conducted (Click link for more info and facts about ASW) ASW operations off the east coast throughout that year and the next, receiving her fourth Battle Efficiency E m a row in September 1960.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/us/uss_randolph_(cv-15)4.htm   (1422 words)

  
 USS Randolph CV-15
Moving southwest, Randolph and other carriers were off the east of Shikoku,24.July, for an antishipping sweep of the Inland Sea, during which thecarrier battleship Hyuga was heavily damaged and airfields and industrialinstallations on Kyushu, Honshu, and Shikoku were hit hard.
Randolph's pilotsestimated that, from 10 to 25 July they had destroyed 25 to 30 ships, rangingin size from small luggers to a 6,000ton freighter, and had damaged 35 to40 others.
Leaving the yard in January 1956, Randolph conducted air operations offthe east coast for the next 6 months, and was the first Atlantic-Fleet carrier to launch a Regulus guided missile from her flight deck.
www.navyhistory.com /CV15Randolph.html   (1034 words)

  
 Randolph (CV-15)
Becoming flagship TF 58 on 15 May Randolph continued her support of the occupation of Okinawa Shima until 2 9 May, when she retired via Guam to the Philippines.
Randolph's stri kes continued right up to the morning of the 15 August surrender, when her planes hit Kisarazu Airfield and surrounding installations.
Randolph was placed out of commission, in reserve, berthed at Philadelphia, 13 February 1969, w here she remained until 1 June 1973 when she was stricken from the Navy list.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/carriers/cv15.htm   (1179 words)

  
 USS Randolph I
Randolph and her rich prizes reached Charleston on the morning of 6 September.
On the afternoon of 7 March, Randolph's lookouts spotted a sail on the horizon which proved to be the British, 64-gun ship of the line, Yar~nouth.
That evening, as Randolph engaged the British warship, the American frigate seemed to be on the verge of victory when some unknown cause, perhaps a ehanee spark in the chaos of battle, ignited her magazine and Biddle's plucky ship.disintegrated in one blinding flash.
www.multied.com /NAVY/frigate/RandolphI.html   (667 words)

  
 USS Randolph (CV 15)
USS RANDOLPH was one of the ESSEX - class aircraft carriers and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name.
USS RANDOLPH was reclassified as CVA 15 on October 1, 1952, and on March 31, 1959, became CVS 15.
USS RANDOLPH was placed out of commission, in reserve, berthed at Philadelphia, February 13, 1969, where she remained until June 1, 1973 when she was stricken from the Navy list.
navysite.de /cv/cv15.htm   (1473 words)

  
 USS Randolph - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Two ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Randolph, after Peyton Randolph, a member and first president of the Continental Congress.
The first Randolph was a sailing frigate launched in 1776, and which exploded in 1778 during an engagement with HMS Yarmouth.
The second Randolph (CV-15) was an aircraft carrier that served from 1944 to 1969.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Randolph   (126 words)

  
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USS Austin (DE-15) General Characteristics Displacement: Length: Beam: Draught: Propulsion: Speed: Range: Complement: Ar...
USS Randolph (CV-15) List of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy...
USS Whipple (DD-15) General Characteristics Displacement: 600 tons Length: 259,6 ft Beam: 23,3 ft Draught: 6 ft Propulsi...
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 The USS Randolph CSGN-04
The USS Randolph was the first of a class of powerful (for the time) interplanetary cruisers built by the declining United States of North America to counter the increasingly aggressive occupation of the solar system by the United Republic of China, the Bharat Republic (India), and several powerful nationless corporations.
A month later the USS Randolph and a Brazilian frigate rescued the survivors from the supply transport "Barycenter" and got a warm reception from the public on Juno.
The hull of the Randolph itself was part of a historical museum at Phobos until that satellite was mined out, and later during the Nanoswarm chaos the remnants of the ship and the rest of the base were de-orbited over the Elysium spaceport by an anti-Vestan political group.
www.orionsarm.com /ships/Randolph.html   (446 words)

  
 Yahoo! GeoCities - Xenodharma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The USS Randolph was the first of a class of powerful (for the time) interplanetary cruisers built by the declining United States of North America to counter the increasingly aggressive occupation of the solar system by the United Republic of China, the Bharat Republic (India), and several powerful nationless corporations.
A month later the USS Randolph and a Brazilian frigate rescued the survivors from the supply transport "Barycenter" and got a warm reception from the public on Juno.
The hull of the Randolph itself was part of a historical museum at Phobos until that satellite was mined out, and later during the Nanoswarm chaos the remnants of the ship and the rest of the base were de-orbited over the Elysium spaceport by an anti-Vestan political group.
www.geocities.com /xenodharma/Randolph.html   (446 words)

  
 USS RANDOLPH HISTORY PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moving southwest, Randolph and other carriers were off the east of Shikoku, 24.July, for an antishipping sweep of the Inland Sea, during which the carrier battleship Hyuga was heavily damaged and airfields and industrial installations on Kyushu, Honshu, and Shikoku were hit hard.
Randolph's pilots estimated that, from 10 to 25 July they had destroyed 25 to 30 ships, ranging in size from small luggers to a 6,000ton freighter, and had damaged 35 to 40 others.
Randolph was reclassified CVS-15 on 31 March 1959, and conducted ASW operations off the east coast.
www.worldaccessnet.com /~smithdr/cv15his.htm   (1221 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Randolph (CV-15, later CVA-15 & CVS-15)
USS Randolph, a 27,100-ton Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier built at Newport News, Virginia, was commissioned in October 1944.
USS Randolph was decommissioned in February 1969 and laid up in the Reserve Fleet at Philadelphia.
USS Waller (DDE-466) is refueling from the oiler's starboard side, while USS Eaton is steaming astern, waiting her turn for a "drink".
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-r/cv15.htm   (955 words)

  
 Battleship USS Washington BB56 - Shipmates
He was assigned to the USS Washington, A Div., ice machines and boarded her at Annapolis, MD, July 4, 1946.
With the USS North Carolina, USS Randolph, (carrier) and several destroyers they made two midshipman cruises up the Atlantic Coast and to Cuba and Panama.
He was assigned to USS Washington as machine gun turret/cook SC2, His memorable experiences include the Panama Canal passing and the sinking of Kirishima and Avanami.
www.usswashington.com /profil13.htm   (723 words)

  
 The History of USS Current
The Pawnee assumed the towing of the Houston from the USS Boston.
USS Randolph was repaired and later rejoined the 5th Fleet, participated in the invasion of Okinawa and launched aircraft to assist in the massive fire bombing raids on the Japanese home islands until the Japanese Surrender.
The USS Skipjack was later delivered to the Mare Island Shipyard for study and then sunk as a target off the Southern California coast on August 11, 1948.
www.geocities.com /jimvasko_94555/history.htm   (14947 words)

  
 Action Off Barbados, USS Randolph v. HMS Yarmouth, American Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The American frigate Randolph, the first frigate launched for the American Navy, commanded by Captain Nicholas Biddle, of a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and formerly a midshipman in the Royal Navy was in the midst of a cruise from Charleston, South Carolina, departing February 12th, to the West Indies.
Yet the Randolph closed and the Yarmouth eagerly prepared to meet her though perhaps with an eye to some trick or reinforcement.
This advantage was greater than usual between two such ships as the Randolph had just had the seaweed and other bottom hamper which normally slowed ships of the era scraped from her hull in Charelston.
members.aol.com /tjoschultz/randolph.html   (980 words)

  
 Paul Brehm Interview
Task Group 38.3 was a part of this force, composed of the Carriers, USS Ticonderoga, USS Essex, USS Randolph, USS Monterey and the USS Bataan.
Air Group Eighty-Seven was aboard the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) with a complement of F6F fighters, F6F fighter-bombers, TBM torpedo planes and SB2C dive bombers.
I called the USS Randolph for permission to land, but was advised that the landing signal officer was not at the ramp and was not available.
wtj.com /articles/brehm/hyuga.htm   (3522 words)

  
 Aircraft Carrier Photo Index: USS RANDOLPH (CV-15)
USS Randolph (CV-15) alongside repair ship USS Jason (ARH-1) at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 13 March 1945, showing damage to her after flight deck resulting from a kamikaze hit on 11 March.
The Randolph and the British carrier HMS Indefatigable are on alert as seen from the USS Wasp (CV-18) on August 30, 1945 off the coast of Japan.
USS Randolph (CVS-15) refueling at sea from USS Pawcatuck (AO-108), circa 1960.
www.navsource.org /archives/02/15.htm   (1005 words)

  
 REGULUS GUIDED CRUISE MISSILE
USS Princeton (CV 37) did not deploy with Regulus I but was the site of the first launch of a Regulus I missile from a warship.
USS Hancock (CV 19) was heavily involved in the development of the Regulus Assault Mission concept (RAM) and deployed once to the Western Pacific with four Regulus I missiles in 1955.
USS Randolph (CV 15) deployed to the Mediterranean carrying three Regulus I missiles.
www.wa3key.com /regulus.html   (932 words)

  
 USS Randolph CV CVA CVS-15. A tribute to the USS Randolph and her crews.
A tribute to the USS Randolph and her crews.
This site is dedicated to the to the memory of the USS Randolph and her crews that manned her.
This is a place to reminisce and to rekindle old memories, to view and post photos of the ship, the crew and historical documents such as old logs, Plan of the Day (POD), newsletters and ship's newspapers and the like.
ussrandolph.com   (238 words)

  
 USS Champlain DD 601 - US Navy Fleet - Korean War Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Peeps and Monty) from Akron, Ohio served on the USS Champlain, USS Boxer and USS Randolph from 1962-1966.
Comments: My Father served on the USS Champlain,he was an aviation electrition that worked on the helicopters,that picked up the first manned space capsule out of the sea..in 1961,he served in the Koreon and Vietnam wars..he retired after 30yrs in the navy.
Comments: My dad served on the USS Champlain in the Navy he was very young in his late teens during the Korean War.
www.koreanwar.org /html/units/navy/uss_champlain.htm   (440 words)

  
 uss mindoro cve-120 by Philippine Website Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
USS BORDELON (DDR 881), USS MINDORO (CVE 120), USS TORSK...
USS Leyte CV 32 USS Midway CV 41 USS Mindoro CVE 120 USS Oriskany CVA 34 USS
The units first deployment was carried out aboard the USS Palau in 1950,...
www2.nfsp-philippines.org /pinoypedia/uss-mindoro-cve-120/index.html   (452 words)

  
 The Fast Carriers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
USS Essex (CV-9) underway during May 1943, as photographed from a blimp from squadron ZP-14.
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.
history.acusd.edu /gen/ww2timeline/pacific06c.html   (889 words)

  
 Personal Experience> USS Randolph la CV 38
I am a Plank Owner of the USS Randolph During the shakedown the scuttle butt was that we were not going to return to New Port, but,instead were going to San Francisco.
In 1967 I was transferred to the USS Randolph as part of a communications detachment that would monitor Soviet activity in the Mediterranean.
Bomb Stream was the captain.It was the day Randolph and her crew proudly invited the crew's family aboard for a cruise.My father was an aeronautical engineer designing aircraft for the 2nd world war.He had never seen an aircraft launched and was overwhelmed.We ate chow on the crews mess deck.
www.multied.com /NAVY/stories/Randolph.html   (1543 words)

  
 the nuclear information project: us nuclear ship visits to denmark, profiles
USS Randolph (CVS-15) visit to Copenhagen in July 1966.
USS Conyngham (DDG-17) visit to Aalborg in July 1988.
USS Spruance (DDG-693) and USS Dahlgren (DDG-43) visit to Ã…rhus in September 1988.
www.nukestrat.com /dk/ships.htm   (135 words)

  
 VS-32 Sea Control Squadron THIRTY TWO
The Maulers deployed on 28 August 1995 in USS AMERICA (CV 66) for the Joint Task Group (JTG) 95-3 deployment to the Mediterranean, Adriatic Sea and the Indian Ocean.While on deployment, the Maulers flew in United Nations missions DENY FLIGHT, SHARP GUARD, and DELIBERATE FORCE.
Following the decommissioning of USS AMERICA (CV 66), Carrier Air Wing ONE was assigned to the Atlantic Fleet Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73).
As of August 2003, VS Squadron has been with the USS Enterprise (CVN 65), currently deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of the global war on terrorism and is set to return in March 2004.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/vs-32.htm   (1349 words)

  
 USS HORNET : Volunteer's Corner - BUZZZZ
The USS Ticonderoga space is completed and opened on May 20th for the Ticonderoga crew reunion.
USS Wasp, Bennington, and Randolph will be located on the second deck, port midships.
These spaces are in various phases of construction, with USS Randolph ahead at this point.
www.uss-hornet.org /Volunteers/buzzz_2000spring.html   (1911 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers - USS Enterprise (CVN 65)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aircraft from Enterprise, USS Independence (CVA 62), USS Essex (CVA 9) and USS Randolph (CVA 15), and those from shore stations were in the air, patrolling their assigned sectors.
In Vietnam, with USS Oriskany (CVA 34), USS Midway (CVA 41) and Enterprise serving intermittently on station, a total of 22 two-carrier days and nine single-carrier days resulted in a strike sortie count of 2,001 on 30 July 1971.
Enterprise, along with Midway, Coral Sea, Hancock, and USS Okinawa (LPH 3) deployed to waters off Vietnam on 19 April 1975 for possible evacuation contingencies as North Vietnam overran two-thirds of South Vietnam and pronounced the carriers' presence a brazen challenge and a violation of the 1973 Paris Peace Accords.
www.navy.mil /palib/ships/carriers/histories/cv65-enterprise/cv65-enterprise.html   (3791 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
May 28, 1944 - At 2013, USS Block Island (CVE 21), while engaged in hunter-killer operations near the Azores, was torpedoed by the German U-549 which had slipped undetected through her screen.
9, 1944 - USS Randolph (CV 15) was commissioned in Norfolk, Va., 9 October 1944, Capt. Felix Baker in command.
24, 1944 - USS Princeton (CVL 23) was lost in an air attack in the Sibuyan Sea during the Battle for Leyte Gulf.
www.navy.mil /palib/ships/carriers/cv-hist2c.html   (838 words)

  
 CHRONOLOGY OF HIGHLIGHTS FOR YEAR 1945 - CREW STORIES - USS BENNINGTON
The USS BENNINGTON docked at NAS Ford Island, Pearl Harbor.
I found mention for one of DesRon25 ships she was escorting this time Saratoga and Randolph from P.H. to Ulithi and this CVs you mentioned as part of TG 12.2.
USS BENNINGTON, as a unit of TG 58.1 (under Admiral J.J. CLARK) sortied Ulithi for TF 58 attack on the Tokyo area.
www.uss-bennington.org /stz-year-1945.html   (829 words)

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