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Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933USS Ranger transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal, Apr 7 1935.
Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933USS Ranger transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal, Apr 7 1935.
USS Lexington (left), USS Ranger (center), USS Langley (lower center), USS Saratoga (right), and other warships at anchor off Panama, 1936USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1936
USS Lexington (left), USS Ranger (center), USS Langley (lower center), USS Saratoga (right), and other warships at anchor off Panama, 1936USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1936
US carrier Ranger at anchor in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Territory of Alaska, 1936USS Ranger under way, late 1930s.
US carrier Ranger at anchor in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Territory of Alaska, 1936USS Ranger under way, late 1930s.
USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 1 of 2USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 2 of 2
USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 1 of 2USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 2 of 2
USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938.US carrier Ranger with her deck full of aircraft at anchor in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.
USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938.US carrier Ranger with her deck full of aircraft at anchor in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.
USS Ranger underway in 1942 painted in the unusual Measure 12 paint scheme.
'AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL' radio message received by USS Ranger, 7 Dec 1941. Ranger was in the Atlantic approaching Norfolk, Virginia at the time.USS Ranger underway in 1942 painted in the unusual Measure 12 paint scheme.
USS Ranger off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 18 Aug 1942. Good view of Ranger’s unique stack arrangement, 3 on each side designed to rotate to an outward horizontal position for flight operations.SB2U Vindicator dive bombers of Scouting Squadron VS-41 turning toward the carrier USS Ranger in the Lower Chesapeake Bay, United States, Sep 1942.
USS Ranger off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 18 Aug 1942. Good view of Ranger’s unique stack arrangement, 3 on each side designed to rotate to an outward horizontal position for flight operations.SB2U Vindicator dive bombers of Scouting Squadron VS-41 turning toward the carrier USS Ranger in the Lower Chesapeake Bay, United States, Sep 1942.
US carrier Ranger maneuvering with a destroyer escort in the central Atlantic, 27 Oct 1942. Note the stacks rotated to the horizontal for flight operations.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942
US carrier Ranger maneuvering with a destroyer escort in the central Atlantic, 27 Oct 1942. Note the stacks rotated to the horizontal for flight operations.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942
TBF-1 Avengers on the flight deck of USS Ranger while a K-class Airship flies overhead on anti-submarine watch, 1943A TBF-1 Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-4 resting upside down on two of USS Ranger’s port stacks following a landing accident in the mid-Atlantic, 2 Mar 1943. Note the tailhook still hooked to the arresting cable.
TBF-1 Avengers on the flight deck of USS Ranger while a K-class Airship flies overhead on anti-submarine watch, 1943A TBF-1 Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-4 resting upside down on two of USS Ranger’s port stacks following a landing accident in the mid-Atlantic, 2 Mar 1943. Note the tailhook still hooked to the arresting cable.
TBF Avengers in formation over the carrier USS Ranger with destroyer USS Forrest trailing while training in the Atlantic off Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Sep 1943.F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.
TBF Avengers in formation over the carrier USS Ranger with destroyer USS Forrest trailing while training in the Atlantic off Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Sep 1943.F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.

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