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USS Langley (CVL-27)

United States (1943)
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USS Langley CVL-27 carried the Langley name - first aircraft carrier of the USN - throughout World War 2.


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Any available statistics for the USS Langley (CVL-27) Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, ship class and number-in-class. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard base performance figures, installed armament, global users (from A-to-Z) and named ships-in-class.


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National Origin: United States
Service Year / Commissioned: 1943
Classification Type: Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Ship Class: Independence-class
Number-in-Class: 9
Global Operators:
United States
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Operating Weights:

Operational
CREW


Personnel
1,570

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Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
622.5 ft


Meters
189.74 m


Dimension
BEAM


Feet
109 ft


Meters
33.22 m


Dimension
DRAUGHT


Feet
26 ft


Meters
7.92 m


Displacement
SURFACE


Tons
11,000 t

Installed Power / Machinery - Standard Day Performance:
4 x Boilers with 4 x General Electric turbines driving 100,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.

Performance
SPEED


Knots
31 kts


Miles-per-Hour
36 mph

Armament / Air Wing:

26 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns

Aircraft:
Up to 45 aircraft of various types and models.
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)
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