USS Bennington (CVS-20)

USS Bennington (CV/CVA/CVS-20) was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy.

Underway off the coast of California, 25 November 1967.

USS Bennington (CVS-20)

The Boatswain served on her from 1958 to 1961 as a Warrant Officer (WO1).

Information about the Bennington can be found at the Naval Historical Center.  There is also a site dedicated to the USS Bennington – USS Bennington – CV/CVA/CVS-20 Home Page

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The United States Navy rating of Boatswain's Mate is a designation given to enlisted members who are rated as a deck seaman. The colloquial form of address for a boatswain's mate is 'Boats'.



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