The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
Navy Automatic Rocket Artillery (1942)
Fire support ships used by American and British forces were usually converted landing ships. The finest of the line was the U.S. Navy's LSMR series, which had twenty automatic-loading, rapid-fire 127-mm rocket launchers in addition to a 127-mm gun.