USS Wasp



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displacement: 14,700 tons
length: 741 feet 4 inches
beam: 80 feet 8 inch; extreme width at flight deck: 109 feet
draft: 19 feet 11 inches
speed: 29½ knots
complement: 2,367 crew
armament: 8 five-inch guns, 16 1.1-inch guns, 16 .50-cal. machine guns
aircraft: 80
class: Wasp

Commissioned: April 25, 1940 
Sunk:  September 16, 1942 sunk by Japanese torpedo attack from a submarine

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

displacement: 27,100 tons
length: 872 feet
beam: 93 feet; extreme width at flight deck: 147½ feet
draft: 28 feet 7 inches
speed: 32.7 knots
complement: 3,448 crew
armament: 40 40mm.guns, 55 20mm guns
aircraft: 80 - 100
class: Essex

Commissioned:  November 24, 1943
Decommissioned:  July 1, 1972 and scraped

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

 


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