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USS Ranger at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, 14 Mar 1938. Note the bends in the stacks that allow them to swing outboard for flight operations.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 2USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938.
USS Ranger at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, 14 Mar 1938. Note the bends in the stacks that allow them to swing outboard for flight operations.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 2USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938.
Former aircraft carrier, converted into a seaplane tender, USS Langley and aircraft carrier USS Ranger at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1938.USS Ranger entering the Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal, 13 Jan 1939.US carrier Ranger with her deck full of aircraft at anchor in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.USS Ranger at anchor in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.
Former aircraft carrier, converted into a seaplane tender, USS Langley and aircraft carrier USS Ranger at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1938.USS Ranger entering the Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal, 13 Jan 1939.US carrier Ranger with her deck full of aircraft at anchor in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.USS Ranger at anchor in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 10 Nov 1939.
USS Ranger with her rails manned, 1940.Flight operations on the USS Ranger, 19 Nov 1941. Note the SB2U Vindicator dive bombers and one F4F Wildcat fighter.USS Ranger underway in 1942 painted in the unusual Measure 12 paint scheme.
USS Ranger with her rails manned, 1940.Flight operations on the USS Ranger, 19 Nov 1941. Note the SB2U Vindicator dive bombers and one F4F Wildcat fighter.'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.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.Quad-mount of 1.1”/75 anti-aircraft guns aboard USS Ranger during Operation Torch off the coast of West Africa, Nov 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.Quad-mount of 1.1”/75 anti-aircraft guns aboard USS Ranger during Operation Torch off the coast of West Africa, Nov 1942.
TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.United States Army Piper O-59A Grasshoppers of the 8th Observation Squadron taking off from the US Navy carrier USS Ranger to spot for the artillery during Operation Torch in North Africa, 9 Nov 1942. Photo 1 of 2.
TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.United States Army Piper O-59A Grasshoppers of the 8th Observation Squadron taking off from the US Navy carrier USS Ranger to spot for the artillery during Operation Torch in North Africa, 9 Nov 1942. Photo 1 of 2.

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