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Timeline Event:

Feb 25, 1933

USS Ranger (CV 4), the US Navy’s first true aircraft carrier, was launched. During WWII, she participated in Operation Torch and Operation Leader and served in the Pacific preparing air groups for combat operations. Decommissioned in 1946, Ranger was sold for scrap in 1947.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-02-25

Tags: Carrier, CV 4, USS Ranger

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