AV-1, AZ-1, AG-79, CVL-49, CC-2 


This website and Association is dedicated to all Sailors and Marines that served aboard the the U.S.S. WRIGHT from its inception in 1921 as U.S.S. WRIGHT AV-1 (Seaplane Tender) to its decommissioning as U.S.S. WRIGHT CC-2 (Command Ship) on May 27, 1970.

The U.S.S. WRIGHT Association is a non-profit organization supported only by its members dues and participation.  Without you, the proud history of the WRIGHT and the great memories of duty aboard her, would merely fade into the night

Ray Sheridan, President               Steve Donnelly, Vice President


Watch This Space For Announcements and News!  

  • Dues have increased to $25.00 per year and are due Jan 1, 2015.

  • This year's reunion will be held at the Sonesta Resort at Hilton Head Island, S. C. September 7-11, 2015. -Check back for more details as they become available.

  •  2015 (Feb) Newsletter- (pdf)

  • Spring 2014 Newsletter- (pdf) - May take up to a few minutes to download/view

USS Wright & Related Highlights, Interests, and Information

Viet Nam Virtual Wall http://www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm
Check out "Doomsday Ships" - Cold War Museum  http://www.coldwar.org/museum/doomsday_ships.asp
USS WRIGHT (CC2) Apparel and Gear, Hats, Shirts, Jackets, etc. - http://www.cafepress.com/usswright

Any information on a member, contact Ray Sheridan   Ray.Sheridan@juno.com  Click on "Member Info" Button at the top of page for ID forms and membership details

Academy Award-nominated documentary, which shows the 21st Bombing Command and its role in the B-29 bombing of Japan and the Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO) - https://archive.org/details/TheLastBomb1945
Veterans and Asbestos Exposure
Information about mesothelioma, treatment, resources - http://www.MesotheliomaGuide.com
Operation Wigwam 14 May, 1955 - Old Crew Members We Are Looking For : Wigwam
 Images of the USS Wright - See also buttons at the top of page
USS Wright: CAPT. ROMANICK - CC2 PORT SIDE ANTENNA CREW - CC2 PRESIDENTIALCRUISE - Courtesy of Wayne Braley. Letter to all hands from CO Courtesy of Wayne Braley Click Here
Picture of  USS Wright - Norfolk, 1967. Courtesy of Truman Richie Click Here
  Polywogs - Polywogs Initiation - 1966, King Neptunes Court 1967,  Courtesy of Truman Richie
  1967 mess menu  USS Wright - CC2. Courtesy of Truman Richie Click Here
The first photo is when we crossed the equator April 1967 going to the Latin American Summit Conf. in Montevideo, Uruguay.  We took President Johnsonís Air force One helicopters and his army riot squad with us. The second photo is the USS Wright Master At Arms Div. 1967. - Truman Richie
A Little More History Naval Historical Center
Visit Navsource.org - Aircraft Carrier Archive -USS Wright
Great slide show: Military Secrets (pps file): military secrets
Check out navytv.org
Navy News. Read about it on Military.com
Japanese Surrender- Amazing Footage Sept 2, 1945....This is a 'must see' for the WWII history buff or anyone interested in history - Click Here
Try looking up your house or another address with: http://showmystreet.com/ - Just for fun

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Information believed accurate but not guaranteed.
The U.S.S. Wright Association disclaims liability for any errors or omissions.





 Since 11/16/2011