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USS Hancock (CV-19)

United States (1944)
Picture of USS Hancock (CV-19) Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of USS Hancock (CV-19) Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier

USS Hancock CV-19 belonged to the Essex-class of warships serving the United States Navy in World War 2 - the vessel participated in the Vietnam Conflict.


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National Origin: United States
Service Year / Commissioned: 1944
Classification Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Ship Class: Essex-class
Number-in-Class: 24
Global Operators:
United States
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Operating Weights:

Operational
CREW


Personnel
3,448

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Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
888 ft


Meters
270.66 m


Dimension
BEAM


Feet
93 ft


Meters
28.35 m


Dimension
DRAUGHT


Feet
28.6 ft


Meters
8.72 m


Displacement
SURFACE


Tons
27,100 t

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Installed Power / Machinery - Standard Day Performance:
8 x Boilers with 4 x Westinghouse geared steam turbines developing 150,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.

Performance
SPEED


Knots
33 kts


Miles-per-Hour
38 mph


Performance
RANGE


Nautical Miles
19,999 nm


Miles
23,015 mi


Miles
37,039 km

Armament / Air Wing:

4 x 5" (127mm) twin-gunned turrets
4 x 5" (127mm) single-gunned turrets
8 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in quad-gunned mountings.
46 x 20mm Oerlikon AA guns in single-gunned mountings.

Aircraft:
Between 90 and 100 aircraft of various makes and models carried.
Ships-in-Class (24):

SHORT-HULL GROUP: USS Essex (CV-9); USS Yorktown (CV-10); USS Intrepid (CV-11); USS Hornet (CV-12); USS Franklin (CV-13); USS Lexington (CV-16); USS Bunker Hill (CV-17); USS Wasp (CV-18); USS Bennington (CV-20); Bon Homme Richard (CV-31); Oriskany (CV-34) LONG-HULL GROUP: Ticonderoga (CV-14); Randolph (CV-15); USS Hancock (CV-19); USS Boxer (CV-21); USS Leyte (CV-32); USS Kearsarge (CV-33); USS Reprisal (CV-35); USS Antietam (CV-36); USS Princeton (CV-37); USS Shangri-La (CV-38); USS Lake Champlain (CV-39); USS Tarawa (CV-40); USS Valley Forge (CV-45); USS Iwo Jima (CV-46); USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
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