USS hornet CVS-12, my first ship. My mother helped build it in the early forties, and twenty years later I served aboard her, during the Viet Nam war.

USS hornet CVS-12, my first ship. My mother helped build it in the early forties, and twenty years later I served aboard her, during the Viet Nam war.

Overhead view of an ammo ship replenishing USS Hornet (CV-12), October 1944...feb16

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Overhead view of an ammo ship replenishing USS Hornet (CV-12), October 1944...feb16

World War II: USS Hornet (CV-12)

World War II: USS Hornet (CV-12)

aircraft carrier USS Hornet operating near Okinawa, Japan, on 27 March The planes visible on deck belonged to Carrier.

USS Hornet, deck full of B-25s, headed for "30 Seconds Over Tokyo".

USS Hornet, deck full of B-25s, headed for "30 Seconds Over Tokyo".

USS Hornet (CV-12) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

USS Hornet (CV-12) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

USS Hornet (CV-12) recovering an SB2C Helldiver from VB-2, June 1944.

USS Hornet (CV-12) recovering an SB2C Helldiver from VB-2, June 1944.

June 4, 1942: 09:00 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcats of VF-8 prepare to take off of the USS Hornet CV-8 during the   Battle of Midway. (Note: The forward aircraft (F-9) was piloted by Ens. Charles M. Kelly Jr. His plane ran out of   fuel and ditched in the ocean. Ens. Kelly's body was never found.

June 4, 1942: 09:00 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcats of VF-8 prepare to take off of the USS Hornet CV-8 during the Battle of Midway. (Note: The forward aircraft (F-9) was piloted by Ens. Charles M. Kelly Jr. His plane ran out of fuel and ditched in the ocean. Ens. Kelly's body was never found.

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