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USS Langley (CVL-27)


Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


United States | 1943



"USS Langley CVL-27 carried the Langley name - first aircraft carrier of the USN - throughout World War 2."

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Langley (CVL-27).
4 x Boilers with 4 x General Electric turbines driving 100,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.
Propulsion
31.0 kts
35.7 mph
Surface Speed
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Langley (CVL-27).
1,570
Personnel
Complement
622.5 ft
189.74 meters
O/A Length
109.0 ft
33.22 meters
Beam
26.0 ft
7.92 meters
Draught
11,000
tons
Displacement
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of USS Langley (CVL-27).
26 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns
Air Arm
Available supported fixed-wing / rotary-wing aircraft featured in the design of USS Langley (CVL-27).
Up to 45 aircraft of various types and models.
Ships-in-Class (9)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Langley (CVL-27) family line as relating to the Independence-class group.
USS Independence (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)
Operators
Global operator(s) of the USS Langley (CVL-27). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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