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USN Aircraft Carriers (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.

USN Aircraft Carriers (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.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 66 USN Aircraft Carriers (Origin to Present Day) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). 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.






#1
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#2
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS America (CV-66)
USS America (CV-66)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#3
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS America (LHA-6)
USS America (LHA-6)
Amphibious Assault Ship / Helicopter Carrier
#4
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Antietam (CV-36)
USS Antietam (CV-36)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#5
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
USS Attu (CVE-102)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
Conventionally-Powered Escort Aircraft Carrier
#7
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Bogue (CVE-9)
USS Bogue (CVE-9)
Escort Carrier / Aircraft Carrier Warship
#8
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#9
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
USS Cabot (CVL-28)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#10
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#11
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Constellation (CV-64)
USS Constellation (CV-64)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#12
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#13
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
#14
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
USS Dixmude (A-609)
Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
#15
1977
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#16
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#17
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#18
2025
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#19
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
USS Essex (CV-9)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#20
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Forrestal (CV-59)
USS Forrestal (CV-59)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#21
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
USS Franklin (CV-13)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
#22
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#23
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#24
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS George Washington (CVN-73)
USS George Washington (CVN-73)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#25
2017
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#26
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Escort Carrier
#27
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
USS Hancock (CV-19)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#28
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#29
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Aircraft Carrier
#30
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
USS Hornet (CV-8)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#31
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Independence (CV-62)
USS Independence (CV-62)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#32
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
USS Independence (CVL-22)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
#33
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#34
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#35
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#36
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Escort Carrier
#37
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#38
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship
#39
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)
USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63 / CV-63)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#40
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#41
1922
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)
USS Langley (CV-1)
Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#42
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
USS Langley (CVL-27)
Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#43
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#44
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
#45
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Midway (CV-41)
USS Midway (CV-41)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#46
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#47
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Oriskany (CV-34)
USS Oriskany (CV-34)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#48
1905
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
Armored Cruiser
#49
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#50
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ranger (CV-61)
USS Ranger (CV-61)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier Warship
#51
2003
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#52
1924
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
USS Sable (IX-81)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
#53
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
Light Aircraft Carrier
#54
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Aircraft Carrier
#55
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-60)
USS Saratoga (CV-60)
Conventional Powered Aircraft Carrier
#56
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
#57
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#58
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
#59
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#60
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#61
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS United States (CVA-58)
USS United States (CVA-58)
Proposed Coventionally-Powered Bomber Carrier / Supercarrier
#62
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
USS Wasp (CV-7)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#63
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wasp (LHD-1)
USS Wasp (LHD-1)
Amphibious Assault Support Vessel
#64
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
USS Wolverine (IX-64)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
#65
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#66
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier