Category:USS Essex (CV-9)

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USS Essex 
USS Essex (CVS-9) and USS Robinson (DD-562) underway off Rotterdam in December 1961.jpg
1942 Essex-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy
Wikipedia
Instance of aircraft carrier,
lead ship (Essex-class, Essex-class (short bow), Essex-class (SCB-27A))
Call sign
  • NAGO
  • BANKNOTE
Named after
  • Essex
Location United States of America
Operator
Has part
  • belt armor (3.25 ±0.75 inch, 1942)
  • aircraft elevator (3)
  • H-2 (1, May 1943)
  • H-8 (2, 1951)
Manufacturer
  • Newport News Shipbuilding
Location of final assembly
  • Newport News
Vessel class
  • Essex-class (short bow) (lead ship, January 1951)
  • Essex-class (SCB-27A) (January 1951)
  • Essex-class (SCB-125) (March 1956)
Significant event
  • purchase order (3 July 1940)
  • keel laying (28 April 1941)
  • ship launch (31 July 1942)
  • ship commissioning (31 December 1942, 5 January 1951)
  • ship decommissioning (9 January 1947, 30 June 1969)
  • striking (1 June 1973)
Powerplant
  • steam boiler (8, 565 pound per square inch, 850 degree Fahrenheit)
  • steam turbine (4)
  • drive shaft (4, 150,000 horsepower)
Beam
  • 93 foot (1942, full-load displacement)
  • 101.4 foot (1951, full-load displacement)
  • 101 foot (1956, full-load displacement)
Draft
  • 28.5 foot (1942, full-load displacement)
  • 29.7 foot (1951, full-load displacement)
  • 30.1 foot (1956, full-load displacement)
Width
  • 147.5 foot (1942)
  • 151.9 foot (1951)
  • 196 foot (1956)
Length
  • 872 foot (1942)
  • 898.1 foot (1951)
  • 890 foot (1956)
Speed
  • 32.7 knot (1942)
  • 31.7 knot (1951)
  • 32 knot (1955)
Maximum capacity
  • 2,600 human (1942)
  • 2,900 human (1951)
  • 2,300 human (1956)
  • 90 aircraft (1942)
  • 70 aircraft (1951, 1956)
Cause of destruction
  • ship breaking (Kearny)
Authority control
GND ID: 7588281-4
Wikidata
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English: USS Essex (CV-9) was an aircraft carrier commissioned in the United States Navy.

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