Escort carrier, or otherwise called a Jeep Carrier.

Jeeps and their crews also provided fighter and close air support for amphibious…

USS Ranger (CV-4) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier. Ranger was a relatively small ship, closer in size and displacement to the first US carrier—Langley—than later ships.

USS RANGER (CV first US Navy ship designed as an aircraft carrier before the keel was laid.

USS Birmingham comes alongside the burning USS Princeton

Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944 - USS Birmingham (CL comes alongside the burning USS Princeton (CVL

Oregon as an active battleship.

USS “Oregon”, I dig the colorization, although in peacetime, the ship's hull would have been white with the superstructure and stacks mustard yellow. Slate grey was for wartime.

U.S. Navy carrier aircraft attack the Japanese battleship Haruna at her moorings near Kure, Japan, 28 July 1945. Photographed from a USS Intrepid (CV-11) plane

Navy carrier aircraft attack the Japanese battleship Haruna at her moorings near Kure, Japan, 28 July Photographed from a USS Intrepid plane

USS Adair (APA-91) Windor-class attack transport, WWII.

From 11 to 12 January 1945 USS Adair participated in the Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, landings and from 1 to 5 April 1945 in the Invasion of Okinawa.

Close enough

Technical University of Crete: “Red alert” from the “Sea Diamond” shipwreck – CretePost.

USN Ships--USS Lunga Point (CVE-94, later CVU-94 and AKV-32)

Escort carrier USS Lunga Point pitching heavily in a western Pacific storm, October

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