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USS Cabot (CVL-28)


Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


A veteran of World War 2, USS Cabot CVL-28 was loaned to the Spanish Navy where she ended her days as the Dedalo.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 3/25/2016
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Specifications


Year: 1943
Ships-in-Class: 9
Named Ships: 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)
Complement: 1570
Length: 622.5 ft (189.74 m)
Width: 109.1 ft (33.25 m)
Height: 26 ft (7.92 m)
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 kts (37 mph)
Range: 13,035 nm (15,000 miles; 24,140 km)
Operators: Spain; United States




Armament



26 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns

Air Wing



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