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6 edition of U.S.S. Yorktown found in the catalog.

U.S.S. Yorktown

CV-10, CVA-10, CVS-10 : the Fighting Lady

by St. John, Philip A.

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Published by Turner Pub. in Paducah, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yorktown (Aircraft carrier, CV-10)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUSS Yorktown, USS Yorktown "The Fighting Lady" history
    Statement[author, Philip A. St. John].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.Y6 S75 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1438184M
    ISBN 101563110644
    LC Control Number93060160
    OCLC/WorldCa33206622

    That movement resulted in a one-day raid on 16 June before the two task groups headed back to the Marianas to join in the Battle of the Philippine Sea. Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Reuters contributed to this report. US aircraft hit targets in the region on March No hits and no misses closer than 30 feet.

    Controversy concerning the way USS Yorktown sank: For many years a Navy combat veteran, who witnessed Yorktown's sinking while serving as a signalman in the destroyer Hugheshas vigorously maintained that she sank upright and somewhat down by the bow. Upon completion of the torpedo drops, the various small vessels in the harbor were attacked with machine gun fire. She carried out those attacks on 25 July and arrived back in the Marianas on 29 July. On 29—30 July, she shifted targets back to the Tokyo area before another fueling retirement and another typhoon took her out of action until the beginning of the first week in August.

    On 10 August, she sent them back to Tokyo. At aboutYorktown prepared to get underway; and, atthanks to the black gang in No. The carriers began with raids on airfields on 3 January on the island of Formosa and continued with various targets for the next week. However, the enemy was soon on the move. On 29 May, she headed back to the Central Pacific.


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U.S.S. Yorktown book

All torpedo drops were made individually from an altitude of about fifty feet and at a range of - yards.

The appearance differences between these extremely well-executed, but "non-genuine" photos, and actual photographs like those showing USS Yorktown sinking, are too obvious to require further comment. I saved it then, and I'm still saving it. Second Division - Attacked the next ship from the rear and a direct hit blew the ship to pieces.

The aircraft carrier completed repairs on 1 July and began air operations out of Norfolk until 6 July, when she exited Chesapeake Bay on her U.S.S. Yorktown book to the Pacific Ocean. The inventory was usually made up of a collection of various types numbering, collectively, as many as Wiltsieleft the ship down a line on the starboard side.

Locating Yorktown, they scored three bomb hits, one of which caused damage to the ship's boilers slowing it to six knots. Returning to Norfolk, Yorktown underwent repairs and modifications to address issues that had arisen during the voyage.

Throughout the day, her aircraft hit Maloelap in preparation for the assaults on Majuro and Kwajalein scheduled for 31 January. We share historical photographs of the ship and her crews, visits from crew and their families and updates on everything Yorktown. Three of the four Japanese carriers had been destroyed.

They sighted and attacked three enemy single float seaplanes and shot them down, all three crashed into the water. These studies determined that speed and torpedo protection were of major importance and that a large air group was desirable as it offered greater operational flexibility.

The ship's gunfire, though, drove them off, and the enemy planes crossed Yorktown's bow and turned away out of range. On 15 January, raids were launched on Formosa and Canton in China. Air defense was further bolstered by 24 x 0.

Attack commenced at You could see all the way across the flight deck," he said. Butterfield, In total, men died aboard the USS Yorktown, though it appears some are still there.Into the Wind: U.S.S.S. Yorktown World War II CV 10 (cover) Lt. Robert L.

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Brandt, USNR, ed N.p., pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem. Jan 22,  · The second Yorktown was a steam-driven schooner-rigged small cruiser, although she was classified as a gunboat. She served in the Navy from until when she was sold for scrap.

The third Yorktown was the aircraft carrier that was sunk at Midway/5(8). Aug 05,  · Here on the historic USS Yorktown for a Patriots Point Veterans Town Hall with Colonel Michael Steele and Major General James E Livingston. Paula F March 31, u.s.s.

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Yorktown under command of Commander Task Force SEVENTEEN, Rear Admiral F.J. Fletcher, made three consecutive air attacks on the Japanese vessels in the harbors of TULAGI and GAVUTU, on the south coast of FLORIDA ISLAND, SOLOMON ISLANDS on May 4, (Zone - 11½ time).

This attack resulted in the following losses to the JAPANESE NAVY. U.S.S. Yorktown Contributor Names Detroit Publishing Co., publisher Created / Published [between and ] Subject Headings Book/Printed Material Which? Fillmore or Buchanan!

May 13,  · The USS Yorktown (CV) is an Essex class aircraft carrier that was named in commemoration of the sunken USS Yorktown (CV-5), which was destroyed during the Battle of Midway in Built in and first launched inshe served in the Pacific Theater in WWII, earning eleven battle stars, and again in the.