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USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)


Light Aircraft Carrier


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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.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 5/2/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1943
Status
Decommissioned, Out-of-Service
Complement
1,550 Personnel
Ship Class [ Independence-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 9 ] Ship Names: 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)
National flag of United States United States
- Aircraft / Offshore Support
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
622.5 ft (189.74 m)
Width / Beam:
71.5 ft (21.79 m)
Height / Draught:
26 ft (7.92 m)
Displacement (Surface):
11,000 tons
Steam turbines generating 100,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.
Speed (Surface):
32 kts (37 mph)
28 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
40 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns
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.

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