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Eleanor Roosevelt at the launching ceremony of carrier Yorktown, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Launching of carrier Yorktown, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936
Eleanor Roosevelt at the launching ceremony of carrier Yorktown, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936Launching of carrier Yorktown, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 4 Apr 1936
Carriers Enterprise (left) and Yorktown (right) under construction at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 8 Feb 1937The carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class) underway during her builder trials, Apr 1937
Carriers Enterprise (left) and Yorktown (right) under construction at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 8 Feb 1937The carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class) underway during her builder trials, Apr 1937
Carrier Yorktown undergoing builderYorktown making 17.5 knots astern during her preliminary standardization trials, run #41, off Rockland, Maine, United States, 12-21 July 1937
Carrier Yorktown undergoing builder's trials, May 1937Yorktown making 17.5 knots astern during her preliminary standardization trials, run #41, off Rockland, Maine, United States, 12-21 July 1937
USS Yorktown underway, 21 Jul 19375-inch/38 caliber dual-purpose gun on Yorktown
USS Yorktown underway, 21 Jul 19375-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 States
Commissioning ceremony of USS Yorktown, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937USS 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 pier
Commissioning ceremony of USS Yorktown, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1937USS 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 pier
USS Yorktown at Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Oct 1937; note flag of Rear Admiral Charles BlakelyCarrier USS Yorktown anchored at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 Oct 1937
USS Yorktown at Naval Operating Base Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Oct 1937; note flag of Rear Admiral Charles BlakelyCarrier USS Yorktown anchored at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 Oct 1937
USS Yorktown anchored in the Caribbean Sea during her shakedown cruise, 17 Jan 1938USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at anchor in Haiti, 1938-40
USS Yorktown anchored in the Caribbean Sea during her shakedown cruise, 17 Jan 1938USS Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at anchor in Haiti, 1938-40
F2F-1 biplane fighters of squadron VF-5 aboard USS Yorktown, Feb 1939USS Yorktown anchored off Gonaives, Haiti following Fleet Problem XX, 23 Feb 1939
F2F-1 biplane fighters of squadron VF-5 aboard USS Yorktown, Feb 1939USS Yorktown anchored off Gonaives, Haiti following Fleet Problem XX, 23 Feb 1939
Aerial 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 XXI
Aerial 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 XXI
Yorktown 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 modelsFleet oiler USS Brazos refueling USS Yorktown in the Pacific Ocean, Jul 1940
Yorktown 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 modelsFleet oiler USS Brazos refueling USS Yorktown in the Pacific Ocean, Jul 1940

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