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Jupiter I (AC-3)


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Caption: USS Jupiter (AC-3) at Mare Island 16 October 1913. Jupiter was later converted into the first aircraft carrier, USS Langley (CV-1).

The largest planet in the solar system.

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Navy collier Jupiter (AC-3) was converted into the Navy's first aircraft carrier and renamed Langley, (q.v.) 21 April 1920.

Published: Fri Jul 24 07:31:18 EDT 2015