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USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)


Light Aircraft Carrier


United States | 1943



"CVL-30 began life as the USS Newark CL-100 before being renamed as the USS Reprisal and, finally, the USS San Jacinto of 1943."



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Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS San Jacinto (CVL-30).
Steam turbines generating 100,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.
Propulsion
32.0 kts
36.8 mph
Surface Speed
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS San Jacinto (CVL-30).
1,550
Personnel
Complement
622.5 ft
189.74 meters
O/A Length
71.5 ft
21.79 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 San Jacinto (CVL-30).
28 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
40 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns
Air Arm
Available supported fixed-wing / rotary-wing aircraft featured in the design of USS San Jacinto (CVL-30).
Up 45 aircraft of various types including fighter, bomber and dive bomber; usually 24 x Grumman F6F Hellcat fighters with 9 x Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers.
Ships-in-Class (9)
Notable series variants as part of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) family line as relating to the Independence-class group.
USS Indepedence (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 San Jacinto (CVL-30). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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Image of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)

Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BROWN WATER SERVICE
FLAG / CAPITAL SHIP
SHIP-TO-SHORE
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
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