An online database of camouflage used by 
United State Naval Warships during WWII


U.S. Navy Aircraft 
Carrier (CV) Codes


Note: A Blank spot indicates no information available.

Hull

Class

Name

Ship Code

CV 1

Langley

Langley

 

CV 2

Lexington

Lexington

 

CV 3

Lexington

Saratoga

NELB

CV 4

Ranger

Ranger

NABF

CV 5

Yorktown

Yorktown

 

CV 6

Yorktown

Enterprise

NIQM

CV 7

Wasp

Wasp

 

CV 8

Yorktown

Hornet

 

CV 9

Essex

Essex

NAGO

CV 10

Essex

Yorktown

NWKJ

CV 11

Essex

Intrepid

NBQK

CV 12

Essex

Hornet

NBGC

CV 13

Essex

Franklin

NFBM

CV 14

Essex

Ticonderoga

NBMU

CV 15

Essex

Randolph

NWBD

CV 16

Essex

Lexington

NBGV

CV 17

Essex

Bunker Hill

NBAP

CV 18

Essex

Wasp

NALJ

CV 19

Essex

Hancock

NWLD

CV 20

Essex

Bennington

NUBR

CV 21

Essex

Boxer

NXOP

CV 31

Essex

Bon Homme Richard

NHCL

CV 32

Essex

Leyte

 

CV 33

Essex

Kearsarge

NTIL

CV 34

Essex

Oriskany

NTBI

CV 35

Essex

Reprisal

NKBG

CV 36

Essex

Antietam

NHCY

CV 37

Essex

Princeton

 

CV 38

Essex

Shangri La

NTIF

CV 39

Essex

Lake Champlain

NTCR

CV 40

Essex

Tarawa

NKDT

CV 41

Midway

Midway

 

CV 42

Midway

Franklin D Roosevelt

 

CV 43

Midway

Coral Sea

 

CV 44

 

CV 45

Essex

Valley Forge

NHRN

CV 46

Essex

Iwo Jima

 

CV 47

Essex

Philippne Sea