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(CV-22)U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE (CV-23)U.S.S. PRINCETON
(CV-24)U.S.S. BELLEAU WOOD (CV-25) U.S.S. COWPENS
(CV-26)U.S.S. MONTEREY (CV-27)U.S.S. LANGLEY
(CV-28)U.S.S. CABOT (CV-29)U.S.S. BATAAN
(CV-30)U.S.S. SAN JACINTO


CVL-22 U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE (ex-CL-59)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Athorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 05/01/41; Launched 10/18/42
Reclassified CVL-22 01/10/42; Commissioned 01/14/43
Capt. G. R. Fairlamb Jr. Commanding
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

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CVL-23 U.S.S. PRINCETON (ex-CL-61)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Athorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 06/02/41; Launched 10/18/42
Reclassified CVL-23 02/16/42; Commissioned 02/25/43
Capt. G. R. Henderson Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

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CVL-24 U.S.S. BELLEAU WOOD (ex-CL-76)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 08/11/41; Launched 12/06/42
Reclassified CVL-24 02/16/42; Commissioned 03/31/43
Capt. A. M. Pride Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-25 U.S.S. COWPENS (ex-CL-77)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 11/17/41; Launched 01/17/43
Reclassified CVL-25 03/27/42; Commissioned 05/28/43
Capt. R. P. McConnell Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


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MAJOR SURFACE BATTLES:


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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-26 U.S.S. MONTEREY (ex-CL-78)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 12/29/41; Launched 02/28/43
Reclassified CVL-26 03/27/42; Commissioned 06/17/43
Capt. L. T Hunt Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-27 U.S.S. LANGLEY (ex-CL-85)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 04/11/42; Launched 05/22/43
Reclassified CVL-27 03/27/42; Commissioned 08/31/43
Capt. W. M. Dillon Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


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MAJOR SURFACE BATTLES:


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BOMBARDMENTS:


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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-28 U.S.S. CABOT (ex-CL-79)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 03/16/42; Launchrd 04/04/43
Reclassified CVL-28 06/02/42; Commissioned 07/24/43
Capt. M. F. Schoeffel Commanding
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


MAJOR OPERATIONS:


MAJOR SURFACE BATTLES:


INVASIONS:

MAJOR AIR-STRIKES:


BOMBARDMENTS:


JAPANESE VESSELS SUNK:


JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-29 U.S.S. BATAAN (ex-CL-99)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 08/31/42; Launched 08/01/43
Reclassified CVL-29 06/02/42; Commissioned 11/17/43
Capt. V. H. Schaeffer Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


MAJOR OPERATIONS:


MAJOR SURFACE BATTLES:


INVASIONS:

MAJOR AIR-STRIKES:


BOMBARDMENTS:


JAPANESE VESSELS SUNK:


JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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CVL-30 U.S.S. SAN JACINTO (ex-CL-100)
Built at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N. J.
Authorized 07/19/40; Keel Laid 10/26/42; Launched 09/26/43
Reclassified CVL-30 06/02/42; Commissioned 12/15/43
Capt. H. M. Martin Commanding.
INDEPENDENCE Class
Displacement: tons: 11,000
Length Overall: 622'6"; Draft: 26'
Beam:71'6"; Exteme width at Flight Deck: 109'2"
Complement: Off.: 159; Enl.:1,410
Aircraft: 45; Catapults 2
Speed: 31 kts.
Engines: Mfr.: GE
Type: Turbine
Disigned Shaft Horespower: 100,000
Boilers Mfr.: B.W.:No.:4
Fuel: Bbls.: fuel oil 17,214; diesel oil 628
Gals.: gasoline 122,243

WORLD WAR 2 OPERATIONS


MAJOR OPERATIONS:


MAJOR SURFACE BATTLES:


INVASIONS:

MAJOR AIR-STRIKES:


BOMBARDMENTS:


JAPANESE VESSELS SUNK:


JAPANESE AIRCRAFT SHOT-DOWN:

PERSONNEL SECTION

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