USS Essex

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displacement: 27,100 tons
length: 872 feet
beam: 93 feet; extreme width at flight deck: 147½ feet
draft: 28 feet 7 inches
speed: 33 knots
complement: 3,448 crew
armament: 12 five-inch guns
class: Essex

Commissioned: December 31, 1942 
Decommissioned: June 30, 1969 and sold for scrap

 For full detail of the USS Essex see the
Official Website of the United States Navy.


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