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Comissioning of the Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier (Naval History Blog)

An interesting history-related post from Naval History Blog:

March 20th, 1922 USS Jupiter is recommissioned as USS Langley         90 years ago, the U. S. Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley was commissioned, after having been converted from a collier, the USS Jupiter.  Before this conversion, the USS Jupiter was already notable, as the first large ship in the world equipped with an electric drive, a [...]

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