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    United States Navy Aircraft Carriers from Origin to Present Day

    The world's most powerful navy is made possible - at least in part - by the many aircraft carriers that have served the United States.





    There are a total of (56) United States Navy Aircraft Carriers from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service. Flag images indicative of country of origin.


    Vessels currently under construction or planned for service are also included in this listing.



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    U
     1 


    2025
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-80)

    USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
    Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
    U
     2 


    2020
    Thumbnail picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)

    USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
    Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
    U
     3 


    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)

    USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
    Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
    U
     4 


    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the USS America (LHA-6)

    USS America (LHA-6)
    Amphibious Assault Ship / Light Aircraft Carrier
    U
     5 


    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     6 


    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     7 


    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     8 


    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)

    USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
    Amphibious Assault Ship
    U
     9 


    1992
    Thumbnail picture of the USS George Washington (CVN-73)

    USS George Washington (CVN-73)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     10 


    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

    USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     11 


    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (LHD-1)

    USS Wasp (LHD-1)
    Amphibious Assault Support Vessel
    U
     12 


    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     13 


    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     14 


    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     15 


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

    USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
    Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     16 


    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)

    USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     17 


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the USS America (CV-66)

    USS America (CV-66)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     18 


    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Constellation (CV-64)

    USS Constellation (CV-64)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     19 


    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)

    USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     20 


    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

    USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
    Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     21 


    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CV-62)

    USS Independence (CV-62)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     22 


    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-61)

    USS Ranger (CV-61)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier Warship
    U
     23 


    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-60)

    USS Saratoga (CV-60)
    Conventional Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     24 


    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Forrestal (CV-59)

    USS Forrestal (CV-59)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     25 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the USS United States (CVA-58)

    USS United States (CVA-58)
    Proposed Coventionally-Powered Bomber Carrier / Supercarrier
    U
     26 


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Coral Sea (CV-43)

    USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     27 


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33)

    USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     28 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)

    USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     29 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Midway (CV-41)

    USS Midway (CV-41)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     30 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)

    USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     31 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)

    USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     32 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)

    USS Attu (CVE-102)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     33 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)

    USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     34 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)

    USS Franklin (CV-13)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     35 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)

    USS Cabot (CVL-28)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     36 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)

    USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
    Escort Carrier
    U
     37 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)

    USS Independence (CVL-22)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     38 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)

    USS Hornet (CV-12)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     39 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)

    USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
    Escort Carrier
    U
     40 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)

    USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     41 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)

    USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
    Light Aircraft Carrier
    U
     42 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)

    USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     43 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)

    USS Langley (CVL-27)
    Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     44 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)

    USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
    U
     45 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)

    USS Essex (CV-9)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     46 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)

    USS Hornet (CV-8)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     47 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)

    USS Dixmude (A-609)
    Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
    U
     48 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)

    USS Wasp (CV-7)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     49 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)

    USS Enterprise (CV-6)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     50 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)

    USS Yorktown (CV-5)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     51 


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)

    USS Ranger (CV-4)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     52 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)

    USS Lexington (CV-2)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     53 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)

    USS Saratoga (CV-3)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     54 


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)

    USS Sable (IX-81)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
    U
     55 


    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)

    USS Langley (CV-1)
    Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     56 


    1905
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)

    USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
    Armored Cruiser