She is the best ship that ever was.
She single handedly won the real WitP.
If Grey Hunter lets her get sunk for any reason, I am going to unbookmark his thread.
Has the remarkable power to inspire shivvings, because if Grey Hunter lets her sink, he will be stabbed in the kidneys. Shortly thereafter, 90% of the thread will suffer similar kidney-shivvings.
American Yorktown Class Aircraft Carrier. One of Pac Coms three Beautiful Daughters.
Launched Air Attacks on the Ships supporting the Invasion of Wake Island (12/9 through 12/10 1941)
Arrive at Midway, rerouted to Wake Island (1/22/1942)
Took part in the Second Battle of Wake Island (1/25 through 1/27 1942)
Took Part in the First Invasion of the Marshall Islands (2/15/1942)
Ordered to Wake Island (3/2/1942)
Attacked by Japanese Planes (3/9/1942)
7 Days of repairs at Pearl Harbor (3/19/1942)
Took Part in the Fourth Battle of Wake Island (4/9-4/11/1942)
Attacked by Aircraft from IJN Shokaku (4/10/1942)
Took 2 Torpedoes Causing Heavy Fires
9 Japanese Ships Sunk including the Shokaku
Begins Refit at Pearl Harbor (4/26/1942)
44 days of repairs at Pearl Harbor (5/8/1942)
Repairs Finished at Pearl Harbor (6/21/1942)
Begins refit at Pearl Harbor (7/1/1942)
Part of the Carrier Force that Supressed Tarawa Airfield before Invasion (9/11/1942-9/18/1942)
2 Japanese Ships sunk (9/17/1942)
Took Part in the First Battle of Solomon Islands (10/15/1942-10/18/1942)
Took Part in a sweep of the Solomon Sea HMS Illustrious, USS Long Island, escorted by USS Chester, USS Chicago, USS Salt Lake City, USS Trenton, USS Concord, USS Atlanta, and USS San Diego (11/2/1942-11/7/1942)
4 Japanese Ships Sunk
Began refit at Sydney (11/13/1942)
Repairs completed at Sydney (12/4/1942)
Attacked by Japanese Land based aircraft near Wotje (1/12/1943)
18 Japanese Ships sunk