USS Langley CVL-27 carried the Langley name - first aircraft carrier of the USN - throughout World War 2.
OPERATOR(S): United States
LENGTH: 622.5 ft (189.74 m)
BEAM: 109 ft (33.22 m)
DRAUGHT: 26 ft (7.92 m)
DISPLACEMENT: 11,000 tons
PROPULSION: 4 x Boilers with 4 x General Electric turbines driving 100,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.
SPEED: 31 kts (36 mph)
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)
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