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  • Writer's pictureAaron Fonseca


Fonseca takes the show bCK FOR PART 2 on the U.S.S Hornet the seventh U.S. Navy vessel of that name, was a Yorktown-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. During World War II in the Pacific Theater

Now a museum in Alameda we where taken on a late night tour see and hear about the hauntings on the carrier.. listen to part one the top of the carrier and hear what we heard....

Happy Halloween

Find out more about the USS Hornet click here

The History of USS Hornet

The might of an aircraft carrier lies in its ability to quickly move about the world’s oceans, projecting power whenever and wherever it is needed. The heart of a carrier’s combat strength is its aircraft; her Air Groups provided Hornet’s lethal sting. Hornet’s success was dependent on the capabilities of highly trained pilots and aircrews and the specialized aircraft that operated from her flight deck.

In World War II, her air groups consisted of a fighter (VF) squadron, a bombing (VB) squadron and a torpedo (VT) squadron. During the 1950s as naval warfare technology evolved, so too did the complexity and specialty of carrier-based aircraft. Joining the classic fighter and attack aircraft were electronic/early warning, photo-reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare aircraft. Dual-role aircraft also provided aerial tanking and limited cargo capabilities and helicopters proved essential to carrier operations which included search and rescue missions.

Is USS Hornet Haunted?

Spend an evening with us and find out! Come aboard and learn about Hornet’s more chilling history as you travel about her decks. This is your chance for an exclusive, after-hours tour of the ship! Traverse this steel labyrinth in small groups while investigating our most well-known “paranormal hot-spots” with one of our experienced crew members in the dead of night.

History Mystery tour options are listed below but are also posted on our Online Calendar. For future dates or additional information, please contact (510) 521-8448 x224 or email

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