Essex Class (24 ships)

USS Essex CV-9

 
Built by: Diverse shipbuilders
Gone into service: December 1942 – May 1946
Water displacement: 28000 tons (standard)37050 tons (loaded)
Length: 250,1 m. (waterline)266 m. (total)
With: 28,4 m.
load water-line: 7 m.??? (standard)8,4 m. (loaded)
Number of aircraft: Approximately 90 – 100
Flight deck: 262,9 x 32,9 m.
Arms: 12 x 127 mm (4x double, 4 single), 32 x 40 mm (8x quadruple), and 46 x 20 mm guns
Engine: Steam turbines with cog wheel transferring, 8 x boilers and 4 x propellers
Power: 150000 hp.
Speed: 33 knots (61.13 km/h /? 37.99 mph)
Max. Fuel stock: 6450 tons
Action radius: 37040 km. at? 27.79 km/h (23020 miles at 17.27 mph.)
Armoring: 64-100 mm (vertical side), 38 mm (Hanger-deck) 38 mm (Protection-deck)
Crew: 2630

 

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