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USA
 |- Aircraft carriers
 |        CV-1 USS Langley
 |--- class Essex
 |        CV-9 USS Essex
 |        CV-10 USS Yorktown
 |        CV-11 USS Intrepid
 |        CV-12 USS Hornet
 |        CV-13 USS Franklin
 |        CV-16 USS Lexington
 |        CV-17 USS Bunker Hill
 |        CV-18 USS Wasp
 |        CV-20 USS Bennington
 |        CV-31 USS Bon Homme Richard
 |        CV-33 USS Kearsarge
 |        CV-34 USS Oriskany
 |--- class Ranger
 |        CV-4 USS Ranger
 |--- class Ticonderoga
 |        CV-14 USS Ticonderoga
 |        CV-15 USS Randolph
 |        CV-19 USS Hancock
 |        CV-21 USS Boxer
 |        CV-32 USS Leyte
 |        CV-36 USS Antietam
 |        CV-37 USS Princeton
 |        CV-38 USS Shangri-La
 |        CV-39 USS Lake Champlain
 |        CV-40 USS Tarawa
 |        CV-45 USS Valley Forge
 |        CV-47 USS Philippine Sea
 |--- class Lexington
 |        CV-2 USS Lexington
 |        CV-3 USS Saratoga
 |--- class Yorktown
 |        CV-5 USS Yorktown
 |        CV-6 USS Enterprise
 |        CV-8 USS Hornet
 |--- class Wasp
 |        CV-7 USS Wasp
 |- Attack aircraft carriers
 |--- class Essex
 |        CVA-9 USS Essex
 |        CVA-10 USS Yorktown
 |        CVA-11 USS Intrepid
 |        CVA-12 USS Hornet
 |        CVA-16 USS Lexington
 |        CVA-18 USS Wasp
 |        CVA-20 USS Bennington
 |        CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard
 |        CVA-33 USS Kearsarge
 |        CVA-34 USS Oriskany
 |--- class Ticonderoga
 |        CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga
 |        CVA-15 USS Randolph
 |        CVA-19 USS Hancock
 |        CVA-21 USS Boxer
 |        CVA-32 USS Leyte
 |        CVA-36 USS Antietam
 |        CVA-37 USS Princeton
 |        CVA-38 USS Shangri-La
 |        CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain
 |        CVA-40 USS Tarawa
 |        CVA-45 USS Valley Forge
 |        CVA-47 USS Philippine Sea
 |--- class Midway
 |        CVA-41 USS Midway
 |        CVA-42 USS Franklin D.Roosevelt
 |        CVA-43 USS Coral Sea
 |--- class Kitty Hawk
 |        CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk
 |        CVA-64 USS Constellation
 |        CVA-66 USS America
 |        CVA-67 USS John F.Kennedy
 |--- class Forrestal
 |        CVA-59 USS Forrestal
 |        CVA-60 USS Saratoga
 |        CVA-61 USS Ranger
 |        CVA-62 USS Independence
 |- Anti-submarine warfare support carriers
 |--- class Essex
 |        CVS-9 USS Essex
 |        CVS-10 USS Yorktown
 |        CVS-11 USS Intrepid
 |        CVS-12 USS Hornet
 |        CVS-16 USS Lexington
 |        CVS-18 USS Wasp
 |        CVS-20 USS Bennington
 |        CVS-33 USS Kearsarge
 |--- class Ticonderoga
 |        CVS-14 USS Ticonderoga
 |        CVS-15 USS Randolph
 |        CVS-21 USS Boxer
 |        CVS-32 USS Leyte
 |        CVS-36 USS Antietam
 |        CVS-37 USS Princeton
 |        CVS-38 USS Shangri-La
 |        CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain
 |        CVS-40 USS Tarawa
 |        CVS-45 USS Valley Forge
 |        CVS-47 USS Philippine Sea
 |- Escort aircraft сarriers
 |--- class Boque/Attacker
 |        CVE-8 USS Block Island
 |        CVE-9 USS Bogue
 |        CVE-12 USS Copahee
 |        CVE-13 USS Core
 |        CVE-21 USS Block Island
 |        CVE-34 USS Pybus
 |        CVE-35 USS Baffins
 |        CVE-36 USS Bolinas
 |        CVE-41 USS Edisto
 |        CVE-42 USS Estero
 |        CVE-49 USS St.Andrews
 |--- class Commencement Bay
 |        CVE-106 USS Block Island
 |        CVE-109 USS Cape Gloucester
 |        CVE-112 USS Siboney
 |        CVE-114 USS Rendova
 |        CVE-115 USS Bairoko
 |        CVE-116 USS Badoeng Strait
 |        CVE-118 USS Sicily
 |        CVE-120 USS Mindoro
 |        CVE-122 USS Palau
 |--- class Sangamon
 |        CVE-26 USS Sangamon
 |        CVE-27 USS Suwannee
 |        CVE-29 USS Santee
 |--- class Casablanca
 |        CVE-56 USS Liscome Bay
 |        CVE-60 USS Guadalcanal
 |        CVE-61 USS Manila Bay
 |        CVE-62 USS Natoma Bay
 |        CVE-64 USS Tripoli
 |        CVE-65 USS Wake Island
 |        CVE-67 USS Solomons
 |        CVE-70 USS Fanshaw Bay
 |        CVE-72 USS Tulagi
 |        CVE-73 USS Gambier Bay
 |        CVE-74 USS Nehenta Bay
 |        CVE-75 USS Hoggatt Bay
 |        CVE-77 USS Marcus Island
 |        CVE-80 USS Petrof Bay
 |        CVE-81 USS Rudyerd Bay
 |        CVE-82 USS Saginaw Bay
 |        CVE-83 USS Sargent Bay
 |        CVE-91 USS Makassar Strait
 |        CVE-93 USS Makin Island
 |--- class Avenger/Charger
 |        CVE-30 USS Charger
 |--- class Long Island
 |        CVE-1 USS Long Island
 |- Light aircraft сarriers
 |--- class Independence
 |        CVL-22 USS Independence
 |        CVL-23 USS Princeton
 |        CVL-24 USS Belleau Wood
 |        CVL-25 USS Cowpens
 |        CVL-26 USS Monterey
 |        CVL-27 USS Langley
 |        CVL-28 USS Cabot
 |        CVL-30 USS San Jacinto
 |--- class Saipan
 |        CVL-48 USS Saipan
 |- Helicopter escort carriers
 |--- class Commencement Bay
 |        CVHE-109 USS Cape Gloucester
 |- Seaplane tenders
 |        AV-3 USS Langley
 |- Large aircraft carriers
 |--- class Midway
 |        CVB-41 USS Midway
 |        CVB-42 USS Franklin D.Roosevelt
 |        CVB-43 USS Coral Sea
 |- Landing platform helicopter
 |--- class Ticonderoga
 |        LPH-4 USS Boxer
 |        LPH-5 USS Princeton
 |        LPH-8 USS Valley Forge
 |- Nuclear-powered supercarriers
 |        CVN-65 USS Enterprise
 |--- class Nimitz
 |        CVN-68 USS Nimitz
 |        CVN-69 USS Dwight D.Eisenhower
 |        CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson
 |        CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
 |        CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
 |        CVN-73 USS George Washington
 |        CVN-74 USS John C.Stennis
 |        CVN-75 USS Harry S.Truman
 |- Aircraft transports
 |--- class Boque/Attacker
 |        T-AKV-41 USNS Core
 |- Training aircraft carriers
 |--- class Essex
 |        CVT-16 USS Lexington
 |--- class Forrestal
 |        AVT-59 USS Forrestal
 |- Supercarriers
 |--- class Midway
 |        CV-41 USS Midway
 |        CV-43 USS Coral Sea
 |--- class Kitty Hawk
 |        CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk
 |        CV-64 USS Constellation
 |        CV-66 USS America
 |        CV-67 USS John F.Kennedy
 |--- class Forrestal
 |        CV-59 USS Forrestal
 |        CV-60 USS Saratoga
 |        CV-61 USS Ranger
 |        CV-62 USS Independence
 |- Major communications relay ships
 |--- class Saipan
 |        AGMR-2 USS Arlington
 |- Nuclear-powered attack carriers
 |        CVAN-65 USS Enterprise
 |- Amphibious assault ships
 |--- class Tarawa
 |        LHA-1 USS Tarawa
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CV-15 USS Randolph (1944-1948)
CV-15 USS Randolph Type: Aircraft carriers
Class: Ticonderoga
Displacement: 27100
Aircraft capacity: 90-100
Fate: converted/reclassified
  • She was commissioned in October 1944.
  • In January 1945 she joined to USN Pacific Fleet.
  • In February 1945 she launched attacks against Tokyo airfields, Tachikawa engine plant, island of Chichi Jima, launched three aerial sweeps in support of ground forces invading Iwo Jima and two against Haha Jima, attacked Hachijo Jima.
  • On March 11th, 1945 she was hit by P1Y two-engine kamikadze bomber. 27 men were killed, 105 wounded.
  • In April 1945 she shrikes against Okinawa, Ie Shima, Kakeroma Island, airfield in southern Kyushu.
  • In May 1945 she shrikes against Ryukyus, southern Japan, Kikai-Amami Island naval base and airfields, and Kyushu airfields.
  • In June 1945 she retired via Guam to the Philippines.
  • In July 1945 she back to Japan coast and during July-August 1945 she actively operated off Japanese Home Islands, launched strikes airfields and ships in Inland Sea. She destroyed 25 to 30 ships and damaged 35 to 40 others.
  • After the War ended in the end of 1945 she took part in the Operation Magic Carpet and completed two trips to the Mediterranean area to return American servicemen.
  • In 1946-1947 she used as training ship.
  • In February 1948 she was placed out of commission, in reserve.


    Took part in wars:
    Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
    Allied Navy Aviation air raids on Japan (1944-1945)
    Battle of Okinawa (1945)

    Aircraft:
    USA
          Curtiss SB2C Helldiver/A-25 Shrike [ 6 ];
          Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger [ 6 ];
          Chance Vought F4U Corsair [ 9 16 ];
          Grumman F6F Hellcat [ 6 7 10 ].

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  • CVA-15 USS Randolph (1953-1959)
    CVA-15 USS Randolph Type: Attack aircraft carriers
    Class: Ticonderoga
    Fate: converted/reclassified
  • In October 1952 she was reclassified CVA-15.
  • In July 1953 she was recommissioned.
  • In 1954-1955 she operated in Mediterranean Sea twice.
  • In 1955 she modernized at New York, included installation of an angled flight deck .
  • She leave the yard in January 1956 and conducted air operations off the East Coast for the next 6 months. She became the first Atlantic Fleet carrier to launch a Regulus guided missile.
  • From July 1956 to February 1957 she operated in Mediterranean Sea with the 6th Fleet.
  • In November 1956 when the Suez crisis broke out in the eastern Mediterranean she helped the 6th Fleet during the evacuation of American citizens from Alexandria, Egypt.
  • In 1957-1959 during the political turmoil in Syria she patrolled the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • After the War ended in the end of 1945 she took part in the Operation Magic Carpet and completed two trips to the Mediterranean area to return American servicemen.
  • In March 1959 she was reclassified CVS-15.

    Took part in wars:
    Suez Crisis (1956)

    Aircraft:
    USA
          Douglas AD/A-1 Skyraider [ 15 ];
          Douglas A-4 Skyhawk [ 9 ];
          Grumman F9F Panther/Cougar [ 13 16 20 ];
          North American FJ-1/FJ-2/FJ-3/FJ-4 Fury [ 9 10 13 ].

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  • CVS-15 USS Randolph (1959-1969)
    CVS-15 USS Randolph Type: Anti-submarine warfare support carriers
    Class: Ticonderoga
    Fate: scrapped
  • In 1961 she was modernized for ASW purposes.
  • In July 1961 she recovered Mercury-Redstone 4 spaceship landing module.
  • In February 1962 she recovered Mercury-Atlas 6 spaceship landing module - the first American orbital voyage in space.
  • In Summer 1962 she operated at Mediterranean Sea.
  • In October-November 1962 during the Caribbean Crisis she operated in the Caribbean and together with group of destroyers entrapped a nuclear-armed Soviet Foxtrot class submarine B-59 near Cuba.
  • In 1963-1968 she was overhaul and made two Mediterranean cruises and a northern European cruise, while spending most of her time off the East Coast and in the Caribbean.
  • In February 1969 she placed out of commission, in reserve.
  • In May 1975 she was sold for scrap.

    Took part in wars:
    Cuban Crisis (1962)

    Aircraft:
    USA
          Grumman S-2 Tracker [ 2 4 5 ];
          Sikorsky S-58/H-34 Choctaw/Wessex [ 4 ].

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