US Aircraft Carrier Yorktown in 1943

Aircraft Carrier Yorktown

US Navy Navy USS Yorktown (CV-10) in 1943. On the deck – 15 of the Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat from the fighter squadron VF-5.

The US aircraft carrier Yorktown, which entered service on April 15, 1943, participated in many battles in the Pacific theater of operations, received 11 combat stars. After the war, he was repeatedly upgraded, participated in the war in Vietnam. June 27, 1970, withdrawn from the fighting fleet, decommissioned June 1, 1973. Since November 13, 1975 – a floating museum in the city of Charleston (South Carolina, USA).

 

 

Date: 1943

In : 1943

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