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USS Yorktown(CV-5) was a Yorktown Class Aircraft Carrier in the US Navy


Arrived at San Deigo (12/19/1941)

Headed for Pearl Harbor with USS Saratoga (1/4/1942)

Sent to Protect Midway with USS Saratoga, USS Enterprise, and USS Lexington and escorts (1/20/1942)

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)

Sunk 11 Japanese Ships including IJN Kirishima and IJN Fuso

Took Part in the First Invasion of the Marshall Islands (2/15/1942)

Attacked by Japanese planes (2/20/1942)

Attacked by Japanese Planes (2/26/1942)

Ordered to Wake Island (3/2/1942)

Launched Attacks on Japanese Battleship Taskforce raiding Wake (3/6/1942) IJN Hiei damaged, IJN Mutsu and IJN Kitakami Sunk (3/7/1942)

Took Part in the Fourth Battle of Wake Island (4/9-4/11/1942)

Attacked by Aircraft from IJN Shokaku (4/10/1942)

9 Japanese Ships Sunk including the Shokaku

Launched Airstrike on Japanese Task force Near Wake Island (4/13/1942)

2 Japanese Ships Sunk

Attacked by Aircraft from IJN Akagi (4/14/1942)

Launched Raid on Japanese Convoy (4/19/1942)

4 Japanese Ships Sunk

Trades air attacks with IJN Junyo (4/25/1942)

Launches Air Attack on IJN Junyo (4/27/1942)

IJN Junyo Sunk.

Begins Refit at Pearl Harbor (5/9/1942)

Begins refit at Pearl Harbor (7/1/1942)

Ordered with USS Enterprise, USS Wasp, and USS Long Island from Pearl Harbor to Chase IJN Kaga and IJN Hiyo after sinking of USS Copahee (8/14/1942)

Repairs finished at Pearl Harbor (9/2/1942)

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 2 Torpedo Hits

23 Days of repairs at Sydney(10/23/1942)

Repairs completed at Sydney (11/23/1942)

Launched Raid on Rabaul with USS Wasp (12/1/1942)

2 Japanese Ships sunk

Took Part in Second Invasion of Marshalls with USS Enterprise, and USS Wasp, Escorted by USS West Virginia, USS Minneapolis, USS Wichita, USS San Juan, USS Helena, and USS Honolulu

Evaded combat with IJN Jintsu and IJN Isuzu (1/5/1943)

Attacked by Japanese Land based aircraft near Wotje (1/12/1943)

Launched Air raids on Japanese Shipping in Marshalls with USS Enterprise escorted by USS Wichita, USS San Juan, USS Trenton, USS St. Louis, USS Helena, and USS Columbia (1/29/1943-1/31/1943)

18 Japanese Ships sunk

Launched air raids on Japanese shipping at Ailinglalap (2/18/1943)

4 Japanese Ships sunk

Attacked by Japanese Land Based Aircraft near Ailuk (2/22/1943)

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