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USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)


Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier [ 1944 ]



USS Ticonderoga CV-14 was yet-another aircraft carrier of the USN to see its live begin in the fighting of World War 2.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 06/08/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1944

Origin
United States national flag graphic
United States

Status
DECOMMISSIONED
Destroyed, Scrapped.
Complement
3,448
PERSONNEL


Class
Essex-class
Number-in-Class
24
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


SHORT-HULL GROUP: USS Essex (CV-9); USS Yorktown (CV-10); USS Intrepid (CV-11); USS Hornet (CV-12); USS Franklin (CV-13); USS Lexington (CV-16); USS Bunker Hill (CV-17); USS Wasp (CV-18); USS Bennington (CV-20); Bon Homme Richard (CV-31); Oriskany (CV-34) LONG-HULL GROUP: Ticonderoga (CV-14); Randolph (CV-15); USS Hancock (CV-19); USS Boxer (CV-21); USS Leyte (CV-32); USS Kearsarge (CV-33); USS Reprisal (CV-35); USS Antietam (CV-36); USS Princeton (CV-37); USS Shangri-La (CV-38); USS Lake Champlain (CV-39); USS Tarawa (CV-40); USS Valley Forge (CV-45); USS Iwo Jima (CV-46); USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)


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
888.0 ft
270.66 m
Beam
93.0 ft
28.35 m
Draught
28.6 ft
8.72 m
Displacement
27,100
tons


Installed Power: 8 x Boilers with 4 x Westinghouse geared steam turbines developing 150,000 horsepower to 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
4 x 5" (127mm) /38 caliber guns (twin-gunned turrets)
4 x 5" (127mm) /38 caliber guns (single-gunned turrets).
8 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns (quadruple-gunned turrets).
46 x 20mm Oerlikon AA guns (single-gunned turrets)


Supported Types


Graphical image of an aircraft automatic cannon


(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Up to 100 aircraft of various makes and models.


Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War period
Military lapel ribbon for early warship designs
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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