Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 1 of 2.Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 2 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 1 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 2 of 2.
Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 1 of 2.Launching of carrier Ranger, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 25 Feb 1933. Photo 2 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 1 of 2.United States First Lady Mrs. Lou Hoover christening Ranger upon the ship’s launch at Newport News, Virginia, 25 Feb 1933. Behind Mrs. Hoover, in the dark hat, is Secretary of the Navy Charles Adams. Photo 2 of 2.
USS Ranger builder’s plate.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.
USS Ranger builder’s plate.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.


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