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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 26, 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 86570 times

Random files
John Paul Jones patch509 viewsThis patch depicts the silouette of John Paul Jones. This patch still relates closely to the Minute Man patches that CV-4's successor, CVA/CV-61 would use.
CVA-61 At Sea1858 viewsRanger at sea in August 1961. This is an official U.S. Navy photo
1991 January F141356 viewsStanding by for night operations
Line drawings621 viewsLine drawings of CV-4 from port, overhead and starboard.
5" mounts12929 viewsA couple of Ranger's 5" mounts manned and ready.
Island Sunset410 views
1775 Recruiting Poster918 viewsThis is one of the earliest known recruiting posters for the new Continental Navy. This was recruiting men for the new Sloop-of-War Ranger to be commanded by John Paul Jones.
Underway some time prior to 19721943 viewsUnknown when this was taken. It has to be prior to 1972 because of the Phantoms on the flight deck. The plane spotted on the #4 cat is an A-3 Skywarrior (Whale).

Last additions
Looking down1305 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 certificate630 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 certificate531 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 19871870 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 #1701 viewsF14 during air show at sea.Jul 11, 2010
791 viewsF14 deploying flares over our steel beach picinic West Pac 1989. Awsome show by the way.Jul 11, 2010
666 viewsWest-Pac patch from 1989Jul 11, 2010
Four Retired Carriers7781 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