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USS Cabot (CVL-28) Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier (United States)


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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USS Cabot (CVL-28)



Service Year: 1943
Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
National Origin: United States
Ship Class: Independence-class
Number-in-Class: 9


Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)



Complement (Crew): 1,570
Length: 622.5 feet (189.74 meters)
Beam (Width): 109.1 feet (33.25 meters)
Draught (Height): 26 feet (7.92 meters)

Surface Displacement: 11,000 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance



Engine(s): 4 x Boilers with 4 x General Electric turbines driving 100,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.

Surface Speed: 32 knots (37 mph)
Operational Range: 13,035 nautical miles (15,000 miles, 24,140 km)

Armament / Air Wing



26 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns

Aircraft: Up to 34 aircraft of various makes and types. Typically majority of fighters with supporting dive and torpedo bombers.

Global Operators



Spain; United States

Ships-in-Class / Group (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)


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