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Launching of carrier Yorktown, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Carriers Enterprise (left) and Yorktown (right) under construction at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 8 Feb 1937
Launching of carrier Yorktown, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Carriers Enterprise (left) and Yorktown (right) under construction at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 8 Feb 1937
The carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class) underway during her builder trials, Apr 1937Carrier Yorktown undergoing builder
The carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class) underway during her builder trials, Apr 1937Carrier Yorktown undergoing builder's trials, May 1937
Yorktown making 17.5 knots astern during her preliminary standardization trials, run #41, off Rockland, Maine, United States, 12-21 July 1937USS Yorktown underway, 21 Jul 1937
Yorktown making 17.5 knots astern during her preliminary standardization trials, run #41, off Rockland, Maine, United States, 12-21 July 1937USS Yorktown underway, 21 Jul 1937
5-inch/38 caliber dual-purpose gun on YorktownCommissioning ceremony of USS Yorktown, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937
5-inch/38 caliber dual-purpose gun on Yorktown's after starboard gun platform, 27 Sep 1937; photo taken at the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Virginia, United StatesCommissioning ceremony of USS Yorktown, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937
USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) commissioning ceremonies taking place on the flight deck, Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937. Note destroyer USS Jacob Jones on the other side of the pierUSS Yorktown at Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Oct 1937; note flag of Rear Admiral Charles Blakely
USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) commissioning ceremonies taking place on the flight deck, Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937. Note destroyer USS Jacob Jones on the other side of the pierUSS Yorktown at Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Oct 1937; note flag of Rear Admiral Charles Blakely
Carrier USS Yorktown anchored at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 Oct 1937USS Yorktown anchored in the Caribbean Sea during her shakedown cruise, 17 Jan 1938
Carrier USS Yorktown anchored at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 Oct 1937USS Yorktown anchored in the Caribbean Sea during her shakedown cruise, 17 Jan 1938
USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at anchor in Haiti, 1938-40F2F-1 biplane fighters of squadron VF-5 aboard USS Yorktown, Feb 1939
USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at anchor in Haiti, 1938-40F2F-1 biplane fighters of squadron VF-5 aboard USS Yorktown, Feb 1939
USS Yorktown anchored off Gonaives, Haiti following Fleet Problem XX, 23 Feb 1939Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).
USS Yorktown anchored off Gonaives, Haiti following Fleet Problem XX, 23 Feb 1939Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft aboard Yorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note 3 of them were painted in experimental color scheme used during Fleet Problem XXIYorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft aboard Yorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note 3 of them were painted in experimental color scheme used during Fleet Problem XXIYorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models
Fleet oiler USS Brazos refueling USS Yorktown in the Pacific Ocean, Jul 1940TBD-1 Devastator showing damage to fuselage after a landing accident on Yorktown, 3 Sep 1940
Fleet oiler USS Brazos refueling USS Yorktown in the Pacific Ocean, Jul 1940TBD-1 Devastator showing damage to fuselage after a landing accident on Yorktown, 3 Sep 1940

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