Yorktown class (CV-5, CV-6 and CV-8)

FACTS YORKTOWN CLASS:

 
Built by: Newport News. Virginia
Gone into service:
  • – Yorktown: September 30th 1937
  • – Enterprise: May 12th 1938
  • – Hornet: October 20th 1941
Water displacement: 20240 tons (standard)25960 tons (loaded)
Length: 234,6 m. (waterline)246,6 m. (total)
With: 25,4 m.
load water-line: 6,5 m.??? (standard)7,9 m. (loaded)
Number of aircraft: Approximately 96
Flight deck: 244,3 x 26,2 m.
Arms: 8x 127 mm and 16x 28 mm Guns, 24x 12,7 mm Machine guns (when built)
Engine: Steam turbines with cog wheel transferring, 9 boilers and 4 propellers
Power: 120000 hp.
Speed: 32,5 knots (60,19 km/h / 37,41 mph)
Max. Fuel stock: 4380 tons
Action radius: 22220 km. at 27,29 km/h
Armoring: 64-102 mm (Vertical side), 38 mm (Deck)
Crew: 1875

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