USS Hornet is a United States Navy aircraft carrier of the Essex class. Construction started in August she was originally named USS Kearsarge, but was renamed in honor of the USS Hornet which was lost in October becoming the eighth ship to bear the name.
USS Hornet (CVS-12) underway at sea on 9 August 1968 (USN 1116887) - USS Hornet (CV-12) - Wikipedia
Original caption: Battery of Oerlikon canons of USS Hornet February 1945 ~
F6F Hellcats on board USS Hornet (CV-12), late January 1945, during strikes against Formosa. The flat windscreen Hellcat, the one closer to the camera, is an F6F-5; the round windscreen one is an F6F-3. Both aircraft belonged to VF-11.