Previously being called the USS Kearsarge, this ship was renamed after the famous USS Hornet CV-8 in order to honor its memory. It was an Essex-class aircraft carrier and had the hull number CV-12. The USS Hornet (CV/CVA/CVS-12) was built in Newport News, Virginia, and conducted operations in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. It served the U.S. Navy for 27 years, from 1943 until 1970. The vessel helped in the Apollo mission, rescuing astronauts after their return from the Moon.
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