USS Matanikua

USS Matanikua Planes on the deck of the USS Matanikua Planes on the deck of the USS Matanikua Planes on the deck of the USS Matanikua Planes on the deck of the USS Matanikua



displacement: 7,800 tons
length: 512 feet 3 inches
beam: 65 feet 2 inches
draft: 22 feet 4 inches
speed: 19 knots
complement: 860 crew
armament: 1 five-inch guns, 16 40mm.guns, 20 20mm
aircraft: 28
class: Casablanca Class Escort Carrier

Commissioned:  June 24, 1944
Decommissioned:  April 1, 1960 and sold for scrap


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