Midway Class (3 ships)

CVB-41 USS Midway

Built by: CVB-41 Midway: Newport News

CVB-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt: New York Naval Yard

CVB-43 Coral Sea: Newport News

Gone into service: CVB-41 Midway: September 10th 1945

CVB-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt: October 27th 1945

CVB-43 Coral Sea: October 1st 1947

Water displacement: 47700 tons (standard)48250 tons (loaded)
Length: 274,5 m. (waterline)295,2 m. (total)
With: 34,5 m.
load water-line: 9,9 m.??? (standard)10,6 m. (loaded)
Number of aircraft: 136
Flight deck: 281,8 x 34,5 m.
Arms: 18 x 127 mm and 84 x 40 mm (21x quadruple) cannons
Engine: Steam turbines with cog wheel transferring, 12 x boilers and 4 x propellers
Power: 212000 hp.
Speed: 33 knots (61,13 km/h / 37,99 mph)
Max. Fuel stock: 10200 tons
Action radius: 33340 km. at 27,79 km/h / 20720,94 miles at 17,27 mph
Armoring: 193 mm (vertical port-side), 178 mm (vertical starboard-side) 89 mm (flight-deck), 50 mm (Hanger-deck), 44-50 mm (protection-deck)
Crew: 3550

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