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USS Wolverine (IX-64) Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier (United States)

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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USS Wolverine (IX-64)

Service Year: 1942
Type: Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
National Origin: United States
Ship Class: USS Wolverine
Number-in-Class: 1

Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)

Complement (Crew): 270
Length: 500 feet (152.40 meters)
Beam (Width): 97 feet (29.57 meters)
Draught (Height): 15.5 feet (4.72 meters)

Surface Displacement: 7,300 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance

Engine(s): 6 x Boilers (coal-fired) feeding 1 x Steam engine developing 12,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.

Surface Speed: 22 knots (25 mph)

Armament / Air Wing

None fitted.

Aircraft: Limited stock of aircraft used for training purposes.

Global Operators

United States

Ships-in-Class / Group (1)

USS Wolverine (IX-64)

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