On 20 March 1922 the fuel ship USS Jupiter was recommissioned as USS Langley (CV the U. Navy’s first aircraft carrier. This photo shows Langley at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, with 34 planes on her flight deck, May National Archives photo
USS Hornet is a United States Navy aircraft carrier of the Essex class. Construction started in August she was originally named USS Kearsarge, but was renamed in honor of the USS Hornet which was lost in October becoming the eighth ship to bear the name.
The Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, seen in September of The Zuikaku would soon sail toward Hawaii, one of six aircraft carriers used in the attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy. Naval Historical Center) J