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USS Cabot (CVL-28)

Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier

USS Cabot (CVL-28)

Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier

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A veteran of World War 2, USS Cabot CVL-28 was loaned to the Spanish Navy where she ended her days as the Dedalo.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1943
SHIP CLASS: Independence-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (9): USS Independence (CVL-22); USS Princeton (CVL-23); USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24); USS Cowpens (CVL-25); USS Monterey (CVL-26); USS Langley (CVL-27); USS Cabot (CVL-28); USS Bataan (CVL-29); USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
OPERATORS: Spain; United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Cabot (CVL-28) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1,570
LENGTH: 622.5 feet (189.74 meters)
BEAM: 109.1 feet (33.25 meters)
DRAUGHT: 26 feet (7.92 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 11,000 tons
PROPULSION: 4 x Boilers with 4 x General Electric turbines driving 100,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 32 knots (37 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 13,035 nautical miles (15,000 miles; 24,140 kilometers)
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26 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
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Up to 34 aircraft of various makes and types. Typically majority of fighters with supporting dive and torpedo bombers.




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