USS Yorktown On A Cloudy Day - Click To Enlarge

USS Yorktown On A Cloudy Day

The retired USS Yorktown, World War ll aircraft carrier.

USS Yorktown On A Cloudy Day - Click To Enlarge
USS Yorktown On A Cloudy Day – Click To Enlarge

This is the 4th US Navy ship to carry the name. Originally built as the  Bon Homme Richard but renamed during construction to commemorate the previous ship just lost in the battle of Midway.

The Yorktown server in WWll, Korea, and Vietnam. Was an Apollo space craft recovery ship, and finally retired in 1970.

 

 

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