USS Langley (AV 3)
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||18 Oct 1911|
|Launched||14 Aug 1912|
|Commissioned||7 Apr 1913|
|Lost||27 Feb 1942|
|Loss position||8° 58'S, 109° 02'E|
The American seaplane tender USS Langley (AV 3) lost on 27 Feb 1942 in position 8° 58'S, 109° 02'E.
Displacement: 11500 BRT
Commissioned as collier USS Jupiter (Collier No. 3) on 7 April 1913
USS Langley (Cdr. Robert Pease McConnell) was bombed and sunk by carrier aircraft from the Japanese aircraft carriers Akagi, Kaga, Hiryu, and Soryu (all offsite links), some 50 nautical miles south of Tjilatjap, Java, Netherlands East Indies in position 08º58'S, 109º02'E.
Commands listed for USS Langley (AV 3)
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|1||Arthur Cayley Davis, USN||15 Jun 1939||18 Jun 1940|
|2||Frank Dechant Wagner, USN||18 Jun 1940||16 Jul 1941|
|3||Cdr. Robert Perche McConnell, USN||16 Jul 1941||20 Sep 1941|
|4||Felix Budwell Stump, USN||20 Sep 1941||13 Jan 1942|
|5||Cdr. Robert Perche McConnell, USN||13 Jan 1942||27 Feb 1942|
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