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USS Hornet (CV-12)

aircraft carrier of the Essex class

The eighth USS Hornet (CV-/CVA-/CVS-12) was originally named USS Kearsarge, but renamed in honor of the CV-8, which was lost in October of 1942. She is nicknamed "The Grey Ghost".


During service lifeEdit

World War 2Edit

Post WW2Edit

As museum shipEdit