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USS Coral Sea, CV-43, USN, United States Navy, Midway-class aircraft carrier, May 1981
Code Number:
MYNV01P01_19.1701
Title:
USS Coral Sea, CV-43, USN, United States Navy, Midway-class aircraft carrier, May 1981
Ordered: 14/06/1943
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia
Laid down: 10/07/1944
Launched: 02/04/1946
Commissioned: 01/10/1947
Decommissioned: 26/04/1990
Struck: 28/04/1990
Fate: Cannibalization, finally scrapped 08/09/2000
Displacement: 45,000 tons
Length: 295 meters (968 feet)
Beam: 34 meters (113 feet) waterline, 36 meters (141 feet) flight deck
Draft: 11 meters (35 feet)
Propulsion: Geared steam turbines 212,000 shp
Speed: 61 km/h (33 knots)
Complement: 4,104 officers and men
Armament: 18 5"/54 caliber Mark 16 guns,
84 Bofors 40 mm guns,
68 Oerlikon 20 mm cannon
Armor: Belt: 7.6 inch, Deck: 3.5 inch
Aircraft carried: Up to 130 (World War II), 45-55 (1980's)
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