Yorktown Class

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Naval history of American aircraft carriers of the Yorktown Class. Aircraft carriers including USS Yorktown, USS Enterprise and USS Hornet from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for naval historians & families of ex-crew of the Yorktown class aircraft carriers.

USS Enterprise

USS Yorktown (CV5) 4th April 1936 Sunk on 7th June 1942.
USS Enterprise (CV6) 3rd October 1936 Refitted in 1943 she took part in most of the carrier battles in the Pacific. Sold for scrapping on 1st July 1958.
USS Hornet (CV8) 14th December 1940 Sunk on 24th October 1942.