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The ShipThese are photos of the USS Ranger, both CVA/CV-61 and CV-4
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USS Ranger (CVA/CV-61)


Looking_down~3.jpg

16 files, last one added on May 12, 2011

USS-Ranger (CV-4)


80-G-236719.jpg

23 files, last one added on Jan 22, 2010

Patches


1991_FV-1.jpg

7 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2009

Miscellaneous


89Shelback.jpg

7 files, last one added on May 11, 2011

4 albums on 1 page(s)

AviationThese are photos of anything having to do with the Rangers' air groups and squadrons
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Squadrons


A3D_Landing_1958.jpg

6 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2010

Patches


52-93Rustlers.jpg

3 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2009

Air Groups


CVW2_Westpac_1968.jpg

1 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2010

 

3 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Coppermine users.
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MiscellaneousThis is a catchall folder. It is also for any photo that we are not sure of. It is used as an intermediate folder for those.
72 files in 14 albums and 4 categories with 2 comments viewed 83656 times

Random files
PG1987Bear.jpg
Russian Bear in North Pacific1848 viewsRussian "Bear" scoping out Ranger during North Pacific Ops & "Team Spirit '87". Navy Photo
Sent by:
RPCM(SW) Mark Kilgore, USN(Ret.)
USS Ranger (1985-1988)
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Douglas SBD "Dauntless" scout bomber509 viewsGoes around for another landing attempt, after being "waved off" by the Landing Signal Officer on USS Ranger (CV-4), circa June 1942.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
89Shelback.jpg
1989 Shellback certificate605 viewsOn 15 Apr 1989, Ranger crossed the equator at 88°E and initiated the unclean into the Solemn Mysteries of the Deep.
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Departing San Diego July 19902442 viewsUSS Ranger (CV-61) departing San Diego harbor to conduct training operations off southern California 26 July 1990. Embarked is Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2).
US Navy photo.
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Minute Man patch #2565 viewsOne of the three Minute Man patches used by Ranger after conversion to an all purpose carrier (CV).
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North Africa Invasion, November 1942493 viewsA Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" fighter taking off from USS Ranger (CV-4) to attack targets ashore during the invasion of Morocco, circa 8 November 1942.
Note: Army observation planes in the left middle distance;
Loudspeakers and radar antenna on Ranger's mast.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
RangerVsDrake.jpg
USS Ranger vs HMS Drake566 views24 April 1778 - The Continental sloop Ranger engages the British sloop-of-war Drake off Carrickfergus, Ireland, forcing the enemy to strike her colors after an hour's battle. Two Americans and forty British sailors were killed.
Remember.jpg
Sketch578 viewsA sketch of Ranger to remember her.

Last additions
Looking_down~3.jpg
Looking down1254 viewsScanned from Ranger's 1990-'91 Cruise Book, this is a picture of Ranger starting out on her 13th WestPac Cruise - 30 Jan 1976 to 7 Sept 1976.May 12, 2011
89Shelback.jpg
1989 Shellback certificate605 viewsOn 15 Apr 1989, Ranger crossed the equator at 88°E and initiated the unclean into the Solemn Mysteries of the Deep.May 11, 2011
92ShellBack.jpg
1992 Shellback certificate512 viewsOn 21 Dec 1992, Ranger crossed the equator and initiated the unclean into the Solemn Mysteries of the Deep. Longitude unknown.May 11, 2011
Shasta-Hassayampa-Ranger.jpg
Unrep 19871718 viewsUSNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) refuels USS Shasta (AE-33) to starboard and USS Ranger (CV-61) to port.

Picture is scanned from Ranger's 1987 Cruise Book to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Mar 11, 2011
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F14 deploying flares #1672 viewsF14 during air show at sea.Jul 11, 2010
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763 viewsF14 deploying flares over our steel beach picinic West Pac 1989. Awsome show by the way.Jul 11, 2010
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632 viewsWest-Pac patch from 1989Jul 11, 2010
FourRetiredCarriers.jpg
Four Retired Carriers7476 viewsFrom left to right - ex-USS Indepence (CVA/CV-62), ex-USS Kitty Hawk (CVA/CV-63), ex-USS Constellation (CVA/CV-64) & ex-USS Ranger (CVA/CV-61).
Indy and Connie look in bad shape. They are in the process of being prepped for disposal. Ranger is still on donation hold and, hopefully, will be going to Portland as a museum. Kitty Hawk is listed at the Naval Vessels Register as "out of commission, in reserve." Current date is 6/20/10.
Jun 20, 2010