Sangamon Class (CVE-26, 27, 28, 29)

USS Sangamon CVE-26

  
Built by:
  • – USS Chenango: Norfolk Navy Yard
  • – USS Sangamon: Newport News
  • – USS Santee: Rebuilt by Puget Sound Navy Yard
  • – USS Suwanee: Rebuilt by Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island
Gone into service:
  • – USS Chenango: September 19th 1942
  • – USS Sangamon: August 25th 1942
  • – USS Santee: August 24th 1942
  • – USS Suwanee: September 24th 1942
Water displacement: 24500 tons (loaded)
Length: 160,1 m. (waterline) 168,7 m. (total)
With: 22,9 m.
load water-line: 9,3 m. (loaded)
Number of aircraft: Approximately 36
Flight deck: 153,1 x 25,9 m.
Arms: 2x 127 mm, 8x 40 mm (double) and 12x 20 mm (single) Guns (as designed)
Engine: Steam turbines with cog wheel transferring, 4x boilers and 2x propellers
Power: 13500 hp.
Speed: 18 knots (33,34 km/h / 20,72 mph)
Max. Fuel stock: 5850 tons
Action radius: 44450 km. at 27,79 km/h / 17,27 mph
Armoring: None
Crew: 940

 

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*