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USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)

United States (1943)
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Escort carriers like USS Kalinin Bay CVE-68 strengthened the United States Navy aircraft carrier inventory considerably during World War 2.


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National Origin: United States
Service Year / Commissioned: 1943
Classification Type: Escort Carrier
Ship Class: Casablanca-class
Number-in-Class: 50
Global Operators:
United States
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Operating Weights:

Operational
CREW


Personnel
860

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Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
512.2 ft


Meters
156.12 m


Dimension
BEAM


Feet
108 ft


Meters
32.92 m


Dimension
DRAUGHT


Feet
22.5 ft


Meters
6.86 m


Displacement
SURFACE


Tons
7,800 t

Installed Power / Machinery - Standard Day Performance:
4 x Boilers with 2 x Skinner UnaFlow engines developing 9,000 shaft horsepower to 2 x shafts.

Performance
SPEED


Knots
19 kts


Miles-per-Hour
22 mph


Performance
RANGE


Nautical Miles
10,241 nm


Miles
11,785 mi


Miles
18,966 km

Armament / Air Wing:

1 x 5" /38 caliber Dual-Purpose (DP) gun
16 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) cannons (8 x twin-gun mounts).
20 x 20mm Oerlikon Anti-Aircraft (AA) cannons (single mounts).

Aircraft:
Up to 27 aircraft of various makes and models.
Ships-in-Class (50):

USS Casablanca (CVE-55); USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56); USS Anzio (CVE-57); USS Corregidor (CVE-58); USS Mission Bay (CVE-59); USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60); USS Manila Bay (CVE-61); USS Natoma Bay (CVE-62); USS St. Lo (CVE-63); USS Tripoli (CVE-64); USS Wake Island (CVE-65); USS White Plains (CVE-66); USS Solomons (CVE-67); USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68); USS Kasaan Bay (CVE-69); USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE-70); USS Kitkun Bay (CVE-71); USS Tulagi (CVE-72); USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73); USS Nehenta Bay (CVE-74); USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75); USS Kadashan Bay (CVE-76); USS Marcus Island (CVE-77); USS Savo Island (CVE-78); USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79); USS Petrof Bay (CVE-80); USS Rudyerd Bay (CVE-81); USS Saginaw Bay (CVE-82); USS Sargent Bay (CVE-83); USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84); USS Shipley Bay (CVE-85); USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE-86); USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87); USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88); USS Takanis Bay (CVE-89); USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90); USS Makassar Strait (CVE-91); USS Windham Bay (CVE-92); USS Makin Island (CVE-93); USS Lunga Point (CVE-94); USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95); USS Salamaua (CVE-96); USS Hollandia (CVE-97); Kwajalein (CVE-98); Admiralty Islands (CVE-99); USS Bougainville (CVE-100); USS Matanikau (CVE-101); USS Attu (CVE-102); USS Roi (CVE-103); USS Munda (CVE-104)
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