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USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)

United States (1943)

Detailing the development and operational history of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) Light Aircraft Carrier.

 Entry last updated on 10/15/2013; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©www.MilitaryFactory.com



  USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)  
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CVL-30 began life as the USS Newark CL-100 before being renamed as the USS Reprisal and, finally, the USS San Jacinto of 1943.

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USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) Specifications
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United States
Year: 1943
Type: Light Aircraft Carrier
Ship Class: Independence-class
Number-in-Class: 9
Complement / Crew
Complement (Crew): 1,550
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Dimensions and Displacement
Length (Overall): 622.5 ft (189.74 m)
Beam (Width): 71.5 ft (21.79 m)
Draught (Height): 26 ft (7.92 m)
Surface Displacement: 11,000 tons


Installed Power
Engine(s): Steam turbines generating 100,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.

Base Performance
Surface Speed: 32 knots (37 mph)


Armament / Air Wing
28 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
40 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns

Aircraft: Up 45 aircraft of various types including fighter, bomber and dive bomber; usually 24 x Grumman F6F Hellcat fighters with 9 x Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers.


Operators List
United States

Ships-in-Class (9)
USS Indepedence (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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