USS Oriskany (CV 34)
Aircraft carrier of the Essex class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Long hull group|
|Built by||New York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||1 May 1944|
|Launched||13 Oct 1945|
|Commissioned||25 Sep 1950|
|End service||15 May 1976|
She was launched after the war with Japan had ended and she was not completed. Her construction being suspended on 12 August 1947. When the war in Korea broke out in June 1950 she was rushed into completion and was commissioned on 25 September 1950.
Decommissioned 15 May 1976.
Commands listed for USS Oriskany (CV 34)
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|1||Capt. Percy H. Lyon, USN||25 Sep 1950||??? (1)|
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