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    USS Midway (CV-41) Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier (1945)

    USS Midway (CV-41) Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier (1945)

    Commissioned just after World War 2, the USS Midway managed an existence across the entirety of the Cold War, finally being decommissioned in 1992.




    USS Midway (CV-41) (1945)




    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    National Origin: United States
    Ship Class: Midway-class

    Length: 972 ft (296.27 m)
    Beam (Width): 113 ft (34.44 m)
    Draught (Height): 35 ft (10.67 m)
    Displacement (Weight): 60,000 tons
    Complement (Crew): 4,100
    Propulsion: 12 x Boilers with 4 x Westinghouse geared steam turbines driving 4 x shafts.
    Surface Speed: 33 kts (38 mph)
    Range: 0 nm (0 miles, 0 km)

    Installed Armament:
    As Built:
    18 x 5" /54 Mark 16 guns
    84 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons
    68 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns

    At End of Career:
    2 x 8-cell Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missile launchers.
    2 x 20mm Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) anti-aircraft/cruise missile defense.


    Aircraft:
    65 - 70 modern aircraft of various types including interception, strike, special warfare and helicopters.





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