Independence Class (9 ships)

CVL-22 USS Independence

Built by: New York Shipbuilding, Camden
Gone into service: Januari 1943 – December 1943
Water displacement: 11050 tons (standard)15170 tons (loaded)
Length: 183 m. (waterline)189,9 m. (total)
With: 21,8 m.
load water-line: 6,4 m.??? (standard)7,5 m. (loaded)
Number of aircraft: 31
Flight deck: 168,4 x 22,3 m.
Arms: 24 x 40 mm (2 double, 8 quadrouple) and 16 x 20 mm (cannons)
Engine: Steam turbines with cog wheel transferring, 4 x boilers and 4 x propellers
Power: 100000 hp.
Speed: 31,5 knots (58,32 km/h / 36,25 mph)
Max. Fuel stock: 2650 tons
Action radius: 23150 km. at 27,79 km/h / 14387.82 miles at 17,27 mph
Armoring: 83-127 mm (vertical side, except CVL-22 and CVL-23), 50 mm (deck)
Crew: 1500

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