Friday, February 27, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

"Large Aircraft Carrier" USS Saratoga

USS Saratoga (CV-60)


The crew called her Sara and she was ordered as a "Large Aircraft Carrier" the fifth ship in the United states Navy to have that battle name. USS Saratoga (CV-60) being the second of the four Forrestal-class carriers was reclassified as an "Attack Aircraft Carrier" (CVA-60) on 1 October 1952. Her keel was laid down on 16 December 1952 by the New York Naval Shipyard, New York City, N.Y. She was launched on 8 October 1955 and commissioned on 14 April 1956, Capt. R. J. Stroh in command.

Saratoga was decommissioned and stricken from the Navy List on August 20,1994.

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