USS HORNET (CV-12)

USS HORNET (CV-12)

Class: Essex Aircraft CarrierLaunched: August 30, 1943At: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VirginiaCommissioned: November 29, 1943Modernized and re-commissioned: September 11, 1953 at New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, New York.Length: 894 feetBeam: 101 ft. at wat... read more

USS INTREPID (CV-11)

USS INTREPID (CV-11)

Class: Essex (short hull group) Aircraft CarrierLaunched: April 26, 1943At: Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Newport News, VirginiaCommissioned: August 16, 1943Modernized: in 1954 and 1959Length: 898 feet, as convertedBeam: 103 feetDraft: 32 feetDisplace... read more

USS LEXINGTON (CV-16/AVT-16)

USS LEXINGTON (CV-16/AVT-16)

Class: Essex Aircraft CarrierLaunched: September 23, 1942At: Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsCommissioned: February 17, 1943Length: 910 feetBeam: 142 feetDraft: 30 feetDisplacement: 33,000 tonsArmament: (original): 90 aircraft, twelve 5-inch/38 caliber ... read more

USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

Class: Midway Aircraft CarrierLaunched: 20 March 1945At: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VirginiaCommissioned: 10 September 1945Modernized: 1955-57; 1966-70Length: 1,001 feetExtreme Width: 258 feetDraft: 34 feetDisplacement: 70,000 tonsAddress:USS... read more

USS YORKTOWN (CV-10)

USS YORKTOWN (CV-10)

Class: Essex Aircraft Carrier Launched: January 21, 1943 At: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company Commissioned: April 15, 1943Length: 856 feet Beam:93 feet Draft: 30 feet Displacement: 33,292 tons Armament: 90 aircraft; twelve 5-inch/38 caliber guns (original); reduced to four ... read more