USS Yorktown Museum. US Navy Photo

Patriots Point Charleston South Carolina - USS Yorktown aircraft carrier - enormous when sailing under the deck in a small motor boat.

Commissioning of USS Yorktown (CV-10) on 15 April 1943.

The colors being hoisted for the first time aboard the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during the ships commissioning ceremonies 15 April 1943 at Norfolk Virginia United States.

USS Yorktown at sea off of Hawaii, early 1960s

USS Yorktown (aircraft carrier) National Monumument in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. I even spent the weekend on this aircraft carrier with my BFF, Terre Cline and Dyan Richardson and a whole troop of Girl Scouts.

USS Yorktown.....amazing camping package; Boy Scouts can earn Aviation merit badge. Includes trip to fort. You sleep on the ship!

Patriots Point - Explore Museum - USS Yorktown, USS Laffey, and the submarine, USS Clagamore; The Yorktown also hosts the Medal of Honor Museum. There is a little cafe on the Yorktown.

World War II: Battle of Midway - The USS Yorktown lists heavily to port after being struck by Japanese bombers and torpedo planes in the Battle of Midway on June 4, 1942. A destroyer stands by at right to assist as a salvage crew on the flight deck tries to right the stricken aircraft carrier. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign

The USS Yorktown lists heavily to port after being struck by Japanese bombers and torpedo planes in the Battle of Midway on June A destroyer stands by at right to assist as a salvage crew on the flight deck tries to right the stricken aircraft carrier.

World War II: USS Yorktown (CV-5): USS Yorktown, April 1942

World War II: USS Yorktown (CV-5)

USS Yorktown was an aircraft carrier during World War II that fought at the Battle of the Coral Sea and was lost after the Battle of Midway.

USS Yorktown (CV-5)  American aircraft carrier Yorktown (USS Yorktown (CV-5), damaged by Japanese bombers during the battle of Midway 0n 4th June 1942.  Photo taken from American heavy cruiser Astoria (USS Astoria (CA-34).

USS Yorktown American aircraft carrier Yorktown (USS Yorktown damaged by Japanese bombers during the battle of Midway June Photo taken from American heavy cruiser Astoria (USS Astoria group キリ

USS Yorktown (CV-5) sank on June 7, 1942 in the battle of Midway as a result of battle damage and Japanese torpedo hits.

The almost perfectly preserved USS Yorktown ship wreck more than three miles down.

USS Yorktown, the ship that lived to fight at the famous battle of Midway despite the enemy's confidence they had sunk her at Coral Sea...

The USS Yorktown (CV at the Pearl Harbor on May After Coral Sea, the Japanese thought they would never see her again and with only 48 hours of repairs she put out to sea again heading to Midway to join the fight.

Patriots Point - Very cool place to visit. You get to tour the whole ship. Be prepared to climb down lots of ladders into the depths of the ship. My grandpa was a navy man, it was awesome to see how he lived on a ship.

Patriots Point - Very cool place to visit. Be prepared to climb down lots of ladders into the depths of the ship. My grandpa was a navy man, it was awesome to see how he lived on a ship.

USS Yorktown (CV-5). heavily damaged during the battle of Coral Sea and limped back to Pearl Harbor for repairs. Crews swarmed her decks in dry dock and had her seaworthy in 72 hours. She joined Enterprise and Hornet northeast of Midway.

[Photo] Carrier USS Yorktown anchored at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 Oct 1937

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