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USS Oriskany CVA-34
USS Oriskany, CV-34 in Peru, 1952.

Welcome aboard !

   You have aweighed anchor at the official homepage of the USS Oriskany, CV/CVA-34.

   Here you will find unique history, momentous and other remembrances of the proud history surrounding events, places and, especially, people that follow after the name of Oriskany Creek in central New York State.

   From the decisive Revolutionary Battle that took place near Oriskany Creek in August of 1777....

   ...to the Mighty "O", the USS Oriskany (CV/CVA-34), the last of the Essex Class aircraft carriers...

   ...and to the Oriskany Museum and the Oriskany Reunion Association, both dedicated to preserving this significant chapter of American history that surround these important events and dedicated people.

USS Oriskany - (CVA-34)
USS Oriskany, CVA-34. at Yankee Station, 1970.



Arrested Landing aboard the Oriskany






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35 Years Ago in
LIFE Magazine

The tragic fire aboard the Oriskany was 35 years ago. LIFE Magazine had an extensive article about the fire reproduced here in Memoriam to those who died in the fire.

Courtesy TIME, Inc.