USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT was the second MIDWAY - class aircraft carrier and the first ship in the Navy named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Initially, the carrier was launched as CORAL SEA but was renamed FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT on May 8, 1945, following the death of the US President. During her active service, the FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT achieved several historical milestones: In 1945 she was the platform for the first fleet use of helicopters; in 1949 she became the first US aircraft carrier to have the fresnel lens landing system. Thanks to navysite.de for the information. Price Includes Economy Shipping
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