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USS Midway (CV-41)


Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier (1945)


Naval Warfare

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Commissioned just after World War 2, the USS Midway managed an existence across the entirety of the Cold War, finally being decommissioned in 1992.



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Specifications



Service Year
1945

Origin
United States national flag graphic
United States

Complement
4,100
PERSONNEL


Class
Midway-class
Number-in-Class
3
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


USS Midway (CV-41); USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42); USS Coral Sea (CV-43)


National flag of the United States United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Flag Ship / Capital Ship
Serving in the fleet Flag Ship role or Capital Ship in older warship designs / terminology.


Length
972.0 ft
296.27 m
Beam
113.0 ft
34.44 m
Draught
35.0 ft
10.67 m
Displacement
60,000
tons


Installed Power: 12 x Boilers with 4 x Westinghouse geared steam turbines driving 4 x shafts.
Surface Speed
33.0 kts
(38.0 mph)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
As Built:
18 x 5" /54 Mark 16 guns
84 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons
68 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns

At End of Career:
2 x 8-cell Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missile launchers.
2 x 20mm Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) anti-aircraft/cruise missile defense.


Supported Types


Graphical image of an aircraft automatic cannon
Graphical image of an aircraft Gatling-style rotating gun
Graphical image of an air-to-air missile weapon
Graphical image of a medium-range air-to-air missile
Graphical image of an air launched cruise missile weapon


(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
65 - 70 modern aircraft of various types including interception, strike, special warfare and helicopters.


Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for pioneering aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon representing modern aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2


Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective naval campaigns / operations / periods.

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