Military Records

Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Index: Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Aircraft Carriers

Note: This Select List describes photographs and photographs of artworks or models. No original artworks are included in this collection. [Order by Select List number. Example: Navy Ships 25.]

Langley (CV1), formerly the Jupiter. Aerial, bow on, plane on deck
43. Langley (CV1), formerly the Jupiter. Aerial, bow on, plane on deck. 1923.

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Langley Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck
44. Langley Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck. 1927.

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Lexington (CV2). Aerial, starboard beam. aircraft on deck. Diamond Head in background
45. Lexington (CV2). Aerial, starboard beam. aircraft on deck. Diamond Head in background. 1933.

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Lexington. Aerial, port bow,   aircraft on deck
46. Lexington. Aerial, port bow, aircraft on deck. 1938.

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Saratoga (CV3). Aerial, port bow,  underway, launching aircraft
47. Saratoga (CV3). Aerial, port bow, underway, launching aircraft. 1934.

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Ranger (CV4). Aerial, port bow, aircraft on deck
48. Ranger (CV4). Aerial, port bow, aircraft on deck. 1938.

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Yorktown (CV5). Starboard bow, underway
49. Yorktown (CV5). Starboard bow, underway. 1937.

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Enterprise (CV6). Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck
50. Enterprise (CV6). Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck. 1939.

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Wasp (CV7). Port bow
51. Wasp (CV7). Port bow. 1940.

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Hornet (CV8). Aerial, port bow, underway
52. Hornet (CV8). Aerial, port bow, underway. 1941.

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Please note: Based on leaflet Pictures of United States Navy ships, 1775-1941. Published by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1974. 14 pages. Web version differs in content from printed version. Printed version also contains fewer illustrations.
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