USS Ranger (CV-4) was launched at the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry dock Co., Newport News, Va.(top photo). It was the first ship of the United States Navy to be designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier. She served mainly in the
Atlantic during WWll, and carried out the only fleet carrier attack in the Atlantic
during the war. Ranger received two battle stars for her service. The ship was
decommissioned on October 18, 1946. she was sold for scrap to a Shipbuilding
and Dry dock Company in Chester, Pennsylvania on January 31, 1947.