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USS Lexington CV-16 launched

On 26 September 1942, Essex class Aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-16 was launched at Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MA, sponsored by Mrs. Theodore Douglas Robinson.
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, Corpus Christi, TX

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USS Hornet CV-12 commissioned

On 11 September 1953 Essex class aircraft carrier, USS Hornet CV-12 was commissioned for a third time with Capt. Milton Adolphus Nation in command. 
USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum, Alameda. CA

 

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USS Midway CV-41 commissioned

On 10 September 1945 Midway-class aircraft carrier, USS Midway CV-41 was commissioned with Capt. Joseph F. Bolger in command.
USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA

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USS Lexington commissioned

On 15 August 1955, after her SCB-27C and SCB-125 conversions in one refit, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-16) was commissioned for the second time, Capt. A.S. Heyward Jr. in command.

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Intrepid commissioned

On 16 August 1943, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) was commissioned for the first time, Capt. Thomas L Sprague in command.

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USS Hornet CV-12 Launched

On 30 August 1943, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Hornet CV-12 was launched at Newport News Shipbuilidng, Newport News, VA, sponsored by Annie Reid Knox.

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Hornet laid down

On 3 August 1942, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-12) was laid down at Newport News shipbuilding, Newport News, VA. She was originally named USS Kearsarge but was renamed in honor of the prior USS Hornet (CV-8 ), which was lost in October 1942, becoming the eighth ship to bear the name.
USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum, Alameda, CA

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USS Hornet CV-12 struck

On 25 July 1989 Essex class aircraft carrier USS Hornet CV-12 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register

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Midway fire

on 15 July 2015, a three alarm fire broke out aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) prompting the ship to be evacuated.
www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-fire-u...2015jul15-story.html

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USS Yorktown decommissioned

On 27 June 1970, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) was decommissioned by her last CO, Capt. Owen Austin Kidd in Philadelphia, PA, and was berthed with the Philadelphia Group, Atlantic Reserve Fleet.

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