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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 62 United States Navy Aircraft Carriers (From Origin to Present Day) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by service year descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


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


Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
USS Enterprise (CVN-80) (2025)
Thumbnail picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) (2020)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) (2017)
Thumbnail picture of the USS America (LHA-6)
USS America (LHA-6) (2013)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) (2003)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) (1998)
Thumbnail picture of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) (1995)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) (1993)
Thumbnail picture of the USS George Washington (CVN-73)
USS George Washington (CVN-73) (1992)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) (1989)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (LHD-1)
USS Wasp (LHD-1) (1989)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) (1986)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) (1982)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (1977)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
USS Nimitz (CVN-68) (1975)
Thumbnail picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) (1968)
Thumbnail picture of the USS America (CV-66)
USS America (CV-66) (1965)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Constellation (CV-64)
USS Constellation (CV-64) (1961)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)
USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63) (1961)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65) (1961)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CV-62)
USS Independence (CV-62) (1959)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-61)
USS Ranger (CV-61) (1957)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-60)
USS Saratoga (CV-60) (1956)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Forrestal (CV-59)
USS Forrestal (CV-59) (1955)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Oriskany (CV-34)
USS Oriskany (CV-34) (1950)
Thumbnail picture of the USS United States (CVA-58)
USS United States (CVA-58) (1949)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
USS Coral Sea (CV-43) (1947)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
USS Kearsarge (CV-33) (1946)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Midway (CV-41)
USS Midway (CV-41) (1945)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39) (1945)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42) (1945)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
USS Hancock (CV-19) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
USS Attu (CVE-102) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
USS Franklin (CV-13) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
USS Shangri-La (CV-38) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
USS Saint Lo (CVE-63) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
USS Langley (CVL-27) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
USS Cabot (CVL-28) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
USS Cowpens (CVL-25) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
USS Independence (CVL-22) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
USS Essex (CV-9) (1942)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
USS Wolverine (IX-64) (1942)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
USS Hornet (CV-8) (1941)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
USS Dixmude (A-609) (1940)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
USS Wasp (CV-7) (1940)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6) (1938)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5) (1937)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)
USS Ranger (CV-4) (1934)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3) (1927)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2) (1927)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
USS Sable (IX-81) (1924)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)
USS Langley (CV-1) (1922)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4) (1905)