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USS Wolverine (IX-64)


Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier


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.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/2/2019
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Specifications


Year: 1942
Status: Decommissioned, Out-of-Service
Ships-in-Class: 1
Named Ships: USS Wolverine (IX-64)
Complement: 270
Length: 500 ft (152.40 m)
Width: 97 ft (29.57 m)
Height: 15.5 ft (4.72 m)
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 kts (25 mph)
Operators: United States




Armament



None fitted.

Air Wing



Limited stock of aircraft used for training purposes.
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