ESSEX Related links...
The Homepage for All ESSEX SHIPMATES USS Essex Association
USS ESSEX 37th Annual Reunion Johnson City Tennessee, Sept. 11 to Sept. 17, 2006
Naval Historical Center Essex History
AirGroup 4 Another squadron that served in Essex
MARINE Fighting VMF124 and VMF 213 War Diary of the Essex Marine squadrons.
World WarII Diary in the Pacific Jack "Weary" McKnight, Essex, 1943-1945
USS ESSEX LHD2 -The Iron Gator Fifth in the line of ships to carry the name and tradition of USS Essex.
Other Carrier Links...
USS YORKTOWN CV10 The Fighting Lady.
USS YORKTOWN CV10 Association The Homepage for Yorktown Shipmates.
USS WASP CV18 The Stinger's Site
USS HANCOCK CV/CVA19 Jake's Yankee Station - A Tribute to "Hannah"
USS HANCOCK CV/CVA19 The Hancock Association Website.
USS BENNINGTON CV20 Big Ben's Website
USS RANGER CV4 The first ship of the Navy to be designated, and built from the keel up as an Aircraft Carrier.
USS RANGER CVA61
The Essex Class Museum Ships Four of the Essex-class carriers continue to serve in retirement, as museum ships. Except for the four museum ships, none of the Essex class survive to the present day.
CV-10 USS Yorktown at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, Patriots Point, South Carolina;
CV-11 USS Intrepid as the Intrepid Sea /Air /Space Museum in New York Harbor, New York City;
CV-12 USS Hornet as the Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Museum at Naval Air Station Alameda, Alameda, California; and
CV-16 USS Lexington as the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay at Corpus Christi, Texas.
Note: The USS Essex Association is at the present, preparing a space aboard the USS Hornet that will be dedicated to the Essex. The USS Yorktown also has a space dedicated to Essex.
Some of my Favorite Websites
The Top WWII and Korean War Website on the Internet
Kilroy Was Here - Unknown stories and forgotten places. WWII & Korean war Secrets. Unknown stories revealed & places rediscovered Personal stories of combat & home front, legends, Gremlins and foofighters. 400 pages and over 1000 images of original content.
Home of Heroes Homepage The title says it all.
TailHook Association Hooks and Traps.
Taiwan Veterans Badge of Honor Association - Taiwan /Formosa - were you there?
Haze Gray and Underway - Naval History and Photography
Aircraft Carrier Memorial San Diego, CA.
World War II Museum - Kenneth Rendell's extensive collection.
Veterans Helping Veterans - (visit this site!)
'The Kitchen Table Gang'
Other Sites of Interest:
The Source for Navy News Around The Fleet
ASSOCIATION of GUNNERSMATES All you could ever want to know about shipboard weapons systems.
USS McCampbell DDG85 New Aegis Class destroyer named for Commander David McCampbell, CAG 15.
Gun's WWII Posters
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