Aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) is launched - 21 January 1943
USS Yorktown CV-10 WWII Aircraft Carrier at Charleston, SC
WW2 US Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) - WW2 USNAVY Portaaviones USS Yorktown (CV-10)
USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier (CV-10 ) 1/8" Model Ship "The Fighting Lady"
USS Yorktown CV-10, the Admiral and my Dad
USS Yorktown (CV/CVA/CVS-10) is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy. She is named after the Battle of Yorktown of the American Revolutionary War, and is the fourth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name. Initially to have been named Bonhomme Richard, she was renamed Yorktown while under construction to commemorate USS Yorktown (CV-5), lost at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. Yorktown was commissioned in April 1943, and participated in several campaigns in the Pacific Theater of Operations, earning 11 battle stars and the Presidential Unit Citation.