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Commissioned with grape juice and sold for scrap: The fate of the Ranger (CV-4)

(1) Launched in 1930 and commissioned with a bottle of grape juice (remember Prohibition?). Designed as a carrier from start to finish, the USS Ranger was one of the first truly built carriers in the United States Navy. Although often overlooked by many who were blinded by the bigger carriers operating out of the Pacific, … Continue reading »

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