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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 82669 times

Random files
Decommissioning patch495 viewsCreated for Ranger's decommissioning in 1993.
Decommisioned in Bremerton2409 viewsA bow shot of Ranger in Bremerton after she was decommissioned.
1937 Artist Rendition448 views
Night in San Diego2088 viewsThis photo taken at night in San Diego shows Kitty Hawk and Constellation tied up behind Ranger. This may have been taken about 1985 during the filming of "Star Trek: The Voyage Home" as you can see all three ships in the movie just as in this photo. Ranger was standing in for Enterprise during the filming of the movie.
August 1942488 viewsUnderway in Hampton Roads, Virginia, 18 August 1942.
Her after elevator is partially lowered.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Ranger's Awards856 viewsThese are all of Ranger's awards. For the list and dates visit
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.
Unrep In Rough Seas591 viewsUnderway Replenishment with the USS Wichita prior to colliding with her.

Last additions
Looking down1251 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 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
1992 Shellback certificate511 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 19871691 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 #1663 viewsF14 during air show at sea.Jul 11, 2010
759 viewsF14 deploying flares over our steel beach picinic West Pac 1989. Awsome show by the way.Jul 11, 2010
626 viewsWest-Pac patch from 1989Jul 11, 2010
Four Retired Carriers7399 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