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Comissioning of the Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier

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 [...]