This list of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy includes all types in the main hull numbering sequence, consisting of those commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion)) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion)). All units after CVA-58 are supercarriers. The USS Wolverine (IX-64) sometimes called the Seeandbee and the USS Sable (IX-81) also known as The Greater Buffalo are converted aircraft carriers and do not have the capabilities of other aircraft carriers so these two were used in The Great Lakes for training and were scrapped. The Wolverine was scrapped in 1947 and The Sable was scrapped in 1948.
For airship aircraft carriers, please see list of airships of the United States Navy.
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