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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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CVA-59 USS Forrestal (1955-1975)
CVA-59 USS Forrestal Type: Attack aircraft carriers
Class: Forrestal
Displacement: 59650-81101
Aircraft capacity: 130
Fate: converted/reclassified
  • In October 1955 she was commissioned. She became the first the first USN aircraft carrier to be constructed with an angled flight deck, steam catapult.
  • During 1950's she operated mostly in Atlantic. During the Suez Crisis in 1956 and Lebanese Crisis in 1958 she located in Eastern Atlantic ready to take part in conflict.
  • In the first half of 1960's she operated in Atlantic.
  • In Summer 1967 she sailed off Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin and took part in strikes against targets in North Vietnam.
  • On July 29th, 1967 one unguided rocket misfired on the board and blew up the external tanks, creating a massive conflagration that burned for hours. 134 crewmen killed, 161 injured, 21 aircraft destroyed.
  • From September 1967 to April 1968 she was repaired and modified.
  • In 1968-1975 she operated in Mediterranean.
  • In July 1974 during the Cyprus conflict she evacuated US citizens from the island.
  • In June 1975 she was reclassified a multi-purpose aircraft carrier CV-59.


    Took part in wars:
    Vietnam War (1st period) (1965-1968)
    Turkish-Greek Cyprus Crisis (1974)

    Aircraft:
    USA
          Douglas AD/A-1 Skyraider [ 6 8 9 12 13 14 15 ];
          Douglas A-4 Skyhawk [ 3 7 8 12 ];
          North American AJ-1/AJ-2/A-2 Savage [ 4 ];
          North American A-5/RA-5 Vigilante [ 1 3 4 5 6 ];
          Chance Vought F7U Cutlass [ 4 ];
          Douglas F4D/F-6 Skyray [ 2 3 4 5 6 7 ];
          Grumman F9F Panther/Cougar [ 22 ];
          Mc.Donnell F2H Banshee [ 3 ];
          Mc.Donnell Douglas F3H Demon [ 2 ];
          Mc.Donnell Douglas F-4 Phantom 2 [ 1 ];
          North American FJ-1/FJ-2/FJ-3/FJ-4 Fury [ 4 9 10 11 ];
          Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader [ 4 8 9 10 13 17 ];
          Grumman E-2 Hawkeye [ 3 4 ];
          Grumman C-1 Trader [ 1 ];
          Piasecki H-25 Arme Mule/HUP Retriever [ 1 ];
          Mc.Donnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk [ 1 ].

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  • CV-59 USS Forrestal (1975-1992)
    CV-59 USS Forrestal Type: Supercarriers
    Class: Forrestal
    Fate: converted/reclassified
  • During 1975-1980 she took part in several NATO exercises in Mediterranean and Northern seas.
  • In 1981-1982 during the confrontation with Libya she operated in Mediterranean Sea in Gulf of Sidra.
  • In Summer 1982 she operated in Eastern Mediterranean and supported Israeli forces during the war in the Lebanon.
  • In 1986 she controlled air space off Libyan coast.
  • In 1990 and 1991 she must take part in Persian Gulf war, but these plans were cancelled.
  • In February 1992 she was reclassified in trainer aircraft carrier AVT-59.

    Took part in wars:
    Gulf of Sidra incident (first) (1981)
    Lebanon War (1982)

    Aircraft:
    USA
          Mc.Donnell Douglas F-4 Phantom 2 [ 5 6 7 14 21 ];
          Grumman F-14 Tomcat [ 10 ];
          Lockheed S-3 Viking [ 4 5 ].

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  • AVT-59 USS Forrestal (1992-1993)
    AVT-59 USS Forrestal Type: Training aircraft carriers
    Class: Forrestal
    Fate: unknown/not clear
  • In September 1992 complex overhaul and modernization to the training aircraft carrier must be started, but these plans were cancelled.
  • In September 1993 she was decommissioned.
  • Nowadays she locates at Newport. It is planing to sunk her as an artificial reef, but details still not clear.
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