Langley file photo [7126]

USS Langley (Langley-class)

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassLangley-class Seaplane Tender
BuilderMare Island Navy Yard

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20 Mar 1922 The US Navy commissioned its first aircraft carrier, USS Langley.
17 Oct 1922 Lieutenant V. C. Griffin flying a Vought VE-7SF aircraft made the first take-off from an American aircraft carrier (USS Langley).
2 May 1924 A Douglas DT-2 torpedo bomber was launched from the carrier USS Langley, while the ship was at anchor in Pensacola Bay, Florida, United States.
22 Feb 1942 USS Langley and freighter Sea Witch departed Fremantle, Australia with 59 P-40 fighters aboard for Java, Dutch East Indies.

Photographs

US Navy collier USS Jupiter at Mare Island, California, United States, 16 Oct 1913. In 1922 Jupiter was modified to become the United States’ first aircraft carrier and was renamed USS LangleyThe US NavyUSS Lexington (top), USS Saratoga (center), and USS Langley (bottom) at Bremerton, Washington, United States, 1929All three of the United States Navy’s aircraft carriers at the time, Langley, Saratoga, and Lexington, along with battleships and cruisers at anchor in Colon, Panama Canal Zone, roughly 1935.
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US Navy collier USS Jupiter at Mare Island, California, United States, 16 Oct 1913. In 1922 Jupiter was modified to become the United States’ first aircraft carrier and was renamed USS Langley
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