CORAL SEA (CV 43)

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SKU: CORAL-SEA-1965-RVN-ERA-#3 Categories: ,

Description

USS Coral Sea (CV/CVB/CVA-43), a Midway-class aircraft carrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Battle of the Coral Sea. She earned the affectionate nickname “Ageless Warrior” through her long career. Initially classified as an aircraft carrier with hull classification symbol CV-43, the contract to build the ship was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding of Newport News, Virginia on 14 June 1943. She was reclassified as a “Large Aircraft Carrier” with hull classification symbol CVB-43 on 15 July 1943. Her keel was laid down on 10 July 1944. She was launched on 2 April 1946 sponsored by Mrs. Thomas C. Kinkaid, and commissioned on 1 October 1947 with Captain A.P. Storrs III in command.

Class and type: Midway-class aircraft carrier
Displacement: 45,000 tons
Length: 968 ft (295 m)
Beam:
113 ft (34 m) waterline,
136 feet (41 m) flight deck
Draft: 35 ft (11 m)
Propulsion:
Geared steam turbines
212,000 shp
Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h)
Complement: 4,104 officers and men
Armament:
18 × 5″/54 caliber Mark 16 guns,
84 × Bofors 40 mm guns,
68 × Oerlikon 20 mm cannon
Armor:
Belt: 7.6 inch
Deck: 3.5 inch
Aircraft carried:
Up to 130 (World War II)
45-55 (1980s)

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8×10 Print, 11×14 Print, 8×10 Plak-it, 11×14 Plak-it, 15×20 Plak-it, 24×36 Plak-it

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Black & White, Color, Colormode

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