Yorktown-class aircraft carrier

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== Related Class ==
 
== Related Class ==
 
*USS ''Wasp CV-7''   
 
*USS ''Wasp CV-7''   
**The ''Wasp''-Class is a ''Yorktown''-class vessel that was finished as a smaller design(due to new treaty restrictions) with limited success.  The design tried to retain the same aircraft compliment with half the displacement.  The ship was not as capable and too easily damaged in combat.
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**The ''Wasp''-Class is a ''Yorktown''-class vessel that was finished as a smaller design(due to new treaty restrictions) with limited success.  The design tried to retain the same aircraft compliment with half the displacement.  The ship was not as capable and too easily damaged in combat.  The USS Wasp sank after taking only 3 torpedo hits from a Japanese submarine.
  
 
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== Gallery ==
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File:USS Enterprise (CV-6) in Puget Sound, September 1945.jpg|USS ''Enterprise''
 
File:USS Enterprise (CV-6) in Puget Sound, September 1945.jpg|USS ''Enterprise''
 
File:Cv6-explosion-wide.jpg|The [[kamikaze]] elevator hit that took ''Enterprise'' out of action.
 
File:Cv6-explosion-wide.jpg|The [[kamikaze]] elevator hit that took ''Enterprise'' out of action.
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File:USS Wasp (CV-7).jpg|The closely related to the Yorktown-class ships, USS Wasp.
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File:USS Wasp CV-7 sinking.jpg|The USS Wasp sinking after taking 3 torpedo hits.
 
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