USS Hornet

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displacement: 19,800 tons
length: 809 feet 9 inches
beam: extreme width at flight deck: 144 feet
draft: 21 feet 8 inches
speed: 33 knots
complement: 1,889 crew
armament: 8 five-inch guns, 16 1.1-inch guns
class: Hornet

Commissioned: October20, 1941
Sunk: October 26, 1942 Sunk by enemy planes in The Battle of Santa Cruz

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

displacement: 27,100 tons
length: 872 feet
beam: extreme width at flight deck: 147½ feet
draft: 28 feet
speed: 33 knots
complement: 3,448 crew
armament: 12 five-inch guns, 40 40mm.guns
class: Essex

C ommissioned:  November 29, 1943
Decommissioned: June 26, 1970 turned into a museum in 1998 in California

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


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