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USS Wolverine (IX-64)

Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier

USS Wolverine (IX-64)

Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



USS Wolveringe IX-64 joined USS Sable IX-81 as the only side paddlewheel steamer-based aircraft carriers to serve the USN in its history.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1942
SHIP CLASS: USS Wolverine
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (1): USS Wolverine (IX-64)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Wolverine (IX-64) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 270
LENGTH: 500 feet (152.40 meters)
BEAM: 97 feet (29.57 meters)
DRAUGHT: 15.5 feet (4.72 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 7,300 tons
PROPULSION: 6 x Boilers (coal-fired) feeding 1 x Steam engine developing 12,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 22 knots (25 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



None fitted.
AIR WING



Limited stock of aircraft used for training purposes.




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