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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.USS Ranger underway shortly after her commissioning, circa 1933.Captain Arthur L. Bristol reading his orders to take command of USS Ranger upon her commissioning at Norfolk, Virginia, 4 May 1934. Note the Marine detachment at the edge of the flight deck.Aerial photo of USS Ranger at the Norfolk Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, 7 Jun 1934.
USS Ranger builder’s plate.USS Ranger underway shortly after her commissioning, circa 1933.Captain Arthur L. Bristol reading his orders to take command of USS Ranger upon her commissioning at Norfolk, Virginia, 4 May 1934. Note the Marine detachment at the edge of the flight deck.Aerial photo of USS Ranger at the Norfolk Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, 7 Jun 1934.
First aircraft landing aboard carrier USS Ranger, 21 Jun 1934. The pilot was Lieutenant Commander Arthur Davis flying a Vought O3U-3 Corsair scout plane.Rear Admiral Ernest King on the flight deck of the USS Ranger speaking with the carrier’s captain, Arthur Bristol, 22 Jun 1934. Admiral King had just come aboard by aircraft.USS Ranger at Montevideo, Uruguay with Vought O3U-3 Corsairs on deck, 24 Sep 1934. British heavy cruiser HMS Exeter in the background.USS Ranger transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal, Apr 7 1935.
First aircraft landing aboard carrier USS Ranger, 21 Jun 1934. The pilot was Lieutenant Commander Arthur Davis flying a Vought O3U-3 Corsair scout plane.Rear Admiral Ernest King on the flight deck of the USS Ranger speaking with the carrier’s captain, Arthur Bristol, 22 Jun 1934. Admiral King had just come aboard by aircraft.USS Ranger at Montevideo, Uruguay with Vought O3U-3 Corsairs on deck, 24 Sep 1934. British heavy cruiser HMS Exeter in the background.USS Ranger transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal, Apr 7 1935.
USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 1 Jul 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 1936US carrier Ranger at anchor in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Territory of Alaska, 1936
USS Ranger at anchor off Honolulu, Hawaii, 1 Jul 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 1936US carrier Ranger at anchor in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Territory of Alaska, 1936
All three of the United States’ aircraft carriers entering San Francisco Bay in column, USS Lexington (Lexington-class) is followed by USS Ranger which is followed by USS Saratoga, 12 Nov 1936. USS Ranger entering drydock at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 Mar 1937. This was the first occasion that a US aircraft carrier entered drydock with aircraft still aboard.Captain John S. McCain, Sr., commanding officer of aircraft carrier USS Ranger, Sep 1937.USS Ranger under way, late 1930s.
All three of the United States’ aircraft carriers entering San Francisco Bay in column, USS Lexington (Lexington-class) is followed by USS Ranger which is followed by USS Saratoga, 12 Nov 1936. USS Ranger entering drydock at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 Mar 1937. This was the first occasion that a US aircraft carrier entered drydock with aircraft still aboard.Captain John S. McCain, Sr., commanding officer of aircraft carrier USS Ranger, Sep 1937.USS Ranger under way, late 1930s.

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