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FANSHAW BAY (CVHE 70)
(ex - CVE 70)
ESCORT HELICOPTER AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CVE 55 UIC: 07400
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/26/1959 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Kaiser Co., Inc
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/18/1942 Commission Date: 12/09/1943
Keel Date: 05/18/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/01/1943 Decommission Date: 08/14/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 15.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
3.0
Delivery Date: 12/09/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 15.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/01/1959
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 512 ft Waterline Length: 490 ft
Extreme Beam: 108 ft Waterline Beam: 65 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 23 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 7800 tons Full Displacement: 10400 tons
Dead Weight: 2600 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 109
Enlisted: 757
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/25/2000
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