Definitions for "USS Yorktown"
At least five ships of the United States Navy have borne the name Yorktown, to commemorate of the decisive Battle of Yorktown in the American Revolutionary War.
The third USS Yorktown (CV-5) was lead ship of the Yorktown class aircraft carrier of World War II, sunk at the Battle of Midway.
The first USS Yorktown was a 16-gun sloop-of-war of the U.S. Navy.