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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)


16 files, last one added on May 12, 2011

USS-Ranger (CV-4)


23 files, last one added on Jan 22, 2010



7 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2009



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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6 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2010



3 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2009

Air Groups


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 85383 times

Random files
CVW2 1968-'69 WestPac patch1474 viewsCarrier Air Wing 2's patch for the 1968-'69 WestPac cruise. This cruise was the one when Ranger became part of Task Force 71 spending a month off of Korea in a show of force after the North Koreans shot down a US EC-121 with the loss of 33 American lives.
VAH-6 A-3D launch1013 views"Ranger Launch"
A3D-2 (A-3B) BuNo 142401 of VAH-6 launching off the waist cat on 9/24/58.
Decommisioned in Bremerton2437 viewsA bow shot of Ranger in Bremerton after she was decommissioned.
Whooooosh445 views
VAH-6 A-3Ds parked aft of #4 elevator991 viewsThree A3D-2s (A-3B) belonging to the VAH-6 "Fleurs" are parked aft of the #4 elevator on 9/24/58. Foreground is BuNo 142640, next is BuNo 142401 and third unknown.
Minute Man patch #2569 viewsOne of the three Minute Man patches used by Ranger after conversion to an all purpose carrier (CV).
1991 January F141346 viewsStanding by for night operations
At Guantanamo Bay657 viewsAnchored in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 10 November 1939.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Last additions
Looking down1288 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
1989 Shellback certificate621 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
1992 Shellback certificate523 viewsOn 21 Dec 1992, Ranger crossed the equator and initiated the unclean into the Solemn Mysteries of the Deep. Longitude unknown.May 11, 2011
Unrep 19871808 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
F14 deploying flares #1689 viewsF14 during air show at sea.Jul 11, 2010
780 viewsF14 deploying flares over our steel beach picinic West Pac 1989. Awsome show by the way.Jul 11, 2010
652 viewsWest-Pac patch from 1989Jul 11, 2010
Four Retired Carriers7688 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